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The Resource Light in August

Light in August

Label
Light in August
Title
Light in August
Statement of responsibility
William Faulkner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Read, read, read. Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You'll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you'll find out. If it's not, throw it out the window." —William Faulkner Light in August, a novel about hopeful perseverance in the face of mortality, features some of Faulkner's most memorable characters: guileless, dauntless Lena Grove, in search of the father of her unborn child; Reverend Gail Hightower, who is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen; and Joe Christmas, a desperate, enigmatic drifter consumed by his mixed ancestry
Summary
In a novel about hopeless perseverance in the face of mortality, guileless Lena Grove searches for the father of her unborn child, Reverend Hightower is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen, and drifter Joe Christmas is consumed by his mixed ancestry
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
026845
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1897-1962
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Faulkner, William
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
930
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Classic Literature
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Light in August
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d3da9574-d5a1-4e2b-b0b1-7cbccbc25558
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307792174
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Light in August
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d3da9574-d5a1-4e2b-b0b1-7cbccbc25558
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780307792174
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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