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Walker Percy

Walker Percy wrote several books, many of them bestsellers, and is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time. His books include The Moviegoer and Love in the Ruins.

Walker Percy

The Moviegoer

FSG Classics

Walker Percy; New afterword by Paul Elie
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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...

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Lost in the Cosmos

Walker Percy
Picador
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. This favorite of Percy fans continues...

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The Message in the Bottle

Walker Percy
Picador
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, Semioticism, and...

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Signposts in a Strange Land

Walker Percy; Edited with an Introduction by Patrick Samway
Picador
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, literature, philosophy, religion,...

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The Second Coming

Walker Percy
Picador
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 continue living. But then he meets Allison,...

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The Thanatos Syndrome

Walker Percy
Picador
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 loss of inhibitions. Behind this mystery...

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Lancelot

Walker Percy
Picador
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 accidentally discovered he was not the...

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The Last Gentleman

Walker Percy
Picador
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 a telescope sets off a romance and changes...

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Love in the Ruins

Walker Percy
Picador
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 confronts both the value of life and its susceptibility...

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