The Last Gentleman

A Novel

Walker Percy

Picador

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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 a telescope sets off a romance and changes his life forever.

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"Brilliant...It shimmers with the chaste and civilized ornaments of irony, understatement, and compassion." --Time

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Walker Percy

Walker Percy is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including the bestsellers The Moviegoer and The Thanatos Syndrome. He was awarded numerous prizes in his lifetime, including the National Book Award, and is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time. He lived in Covington, Louisiana, until his death in 1990.

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The Last Gentleman
A Novel
Walker Percy

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Picador
September 1999
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312243081
ISBN10: 0312243081
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 416 pages
$17.00
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