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A death in the family, James Agee

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A death in the family
Title
A death in the family
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James Agee
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a sultry summer night in 1915, Jay Follet leaves his house in Knoxville, Tennessee, to tend to his father, whom he believes is dying. The summons turns out to be a false alarm, but on his way back to his family, Jay has a car accident and is killed instantly, leaving his wife, brother, and young son to deal with his sudden death
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Title
A death in the family
Creator
Summary
On a sultry summer night in 1915, Jay Follet leaves his house in Knoxville, Tennessee, to tend to his father, whom he believes is dying. The summons turns out to be a false alarm, but on his way back to his family, Jay has a car accident and is killed instantly. From this situation, Agee weaves a story of the complex ways that people deal with life, love, and loss
Subject
Genre
Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1958.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner, 1958
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012128
Cataloging source
HT#
Dewey number
813/.52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3501.G35
LC item number
D43 1998
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940
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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James Agee
A death in the family, James Agee
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A death in the family, James Agee
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Publication
Note
Originally published: United States : McDowell Obolensky, Inc., ©1957
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
ix, 310 p.
Isbn
9780143115847
Isbn Type
(paper)
Note
cat13rev,cat25rev,cat33rev
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm276428905
  • (OCoLC)276428905

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
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