The Web And the Rock (Modern Classics)

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768 pages. Book is in general good condition. There is some light reading wear present, but still a presentable copy. Set Before The Great War And After.

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Thomas Wolfe was born in North Carolina in 1900. His mother ran a boarding house and his father a gravestone business; Wolfe was the youngest of their eight children. His first novel, Look Homeward, Angel, was published in 1929, followed by Of Time and the River in 1935, both heavily revised by his influential editor, Max Perkins. Wolfe died in 1938 from tuberculosis, aged thirty-seven.

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The story of George, a young man whose works resemble those of Thomas Wolfe. It describes George's evolution from a small-town southern boy to struggling New York novelist. The second half of the book is devoted to George's affair with a sophisticated married woman.

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