Resultados para: walker percy
Dr. Tom More investigates a sudden outbreak of unusual behavior in Feliciana, Louisiana, and uncovers a criminal experiment to 'improve' behavior patterns through the secret use of durgs in the local water supplysob encomenda
Confined in the Institute for Aberrant Behavior, Lancelot Andrewes Lamar, scion of a distinguished Southern family and disenchanted liberal lawyer, tells a psychiatrist-priest of his efforts to prove his wife's infidelity and his decision to begin...sob encomenda
Kate's desperate struggle to maintain her sanity forces her cousin Binx to relinquish his dreamworldsob encomenda
The Last Gentlemansob encomenda
Amid the decadence and polarization of a future American society, a U.S. doctor discovers a promising cure for all the ills of the human psychesob encomenda
Widower Will Barrett of Linwood, North Carolina, and Allison Vaught--two alienated souls both questioning their faith in God--together heal one another and return to a Christian community that rejects their methods of healingsob encomenda
Hawkins explores both traditional and contemporary ways grace has been handled in literature. The traditionalrepresentation of grace is explained using, among among other things, the parables of Jesus.
Winner of the 1962 National Book Award and one of Time magazine's 100 Best English-Language Novels, Walker Percy's debut The Moviegoer is an American masterpiece and a classic of Southern literature. Insightful, romantic, and humorous, it is the...pré-venda
Percy,Walker; Tolson,Jay; Foote,Shelby(518852)
Collected letters offer a glimpse into a lifelong friendship--recording ambitions, artistic doubts, and personal problemssob encomenda
Percy,Walker; Toole,John Kennedy(4998157)
A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole’s hero is one Ignatius J. Reilly, huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, and a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original...
Wilson, Jessica Hooten(10146550)
Walker Percy (1916-1990) considered novels the strongest tool with which to popularize great ideas among a broad audience, and, more than half a century after they first appeared in print, his works of fiction continue to fascinate contemporary...