Walker Percy

Walker Percy  wrote several books, many of them bestsellers, and is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time.


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Signposts in a Strange Land

Walker Percy; Edited with an Introduction by Patrick Samway
Picador

At his death in 1990, Walker Percy left a considerable legacy of uncollected nonfiction. Assembled in Signposts in a Strange Land, these essays on language,...


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Lost in the Cosmos

Walker Percy
Picador

Walker Percy's mordantly funny and wholly original contribution to the self-help book craze deals with the Western mind's tendency toward heavy abstraction....


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The Message in the Bottle

Walker Percy
Picador

In Message in the Bottle, Walker Percy offers insights on such varied yet interconnected subjects as symbolic reasoning, the origins of mankind, Helen Keller,...


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The Second Coming

Walker Percy
Picador

Will Barrett (also the hero of Percy's The Last Gentleman) is a lonely widower suffering from a depression so severe that he decides he doesn't want to...


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The Thanatos Syndrome

Walker Percy
Picador

Returning home to the small Louisiana parish where he had praticed psychiatry, Dr. Tom More quickly notices something strange occuring with the townfolk, a...


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The Last Gentleman

Walker Percy
Picador

Will Barrett is a 25-year-old wanderer from the South living in New York City, detached from his roots and with no plans for the future, until the purchase of...


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Love in the Ruins

Walker Percy
Picador

Dr. Tom More has created a stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he embarks on an unforgettable odyssey to cure mankind's spiritual flu. This novel...


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Lancelot

Walker Percy
Picador

Lancelot Lamar is a disenchanted lawyer who finds himself confined in a mental asylum with memories that don't seem worth remembering. It all began the day he...


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