|Publication Date||Publisher||Physical Description||Language||Availability|
|2004.||Grove Press||viii, 338 pages; 24 cm.||English|| |
Aurora Hills - Adult Fiction 1 available
Central - Adult Fiction 3 available
Glencarlyn - Adult Fiction 1 available
Filled with quizzes, essays, short stories, and diagrams, Lost in the Cosmos is National Book Award–winning author Walker Percy's humorous take on a familiar genre—as well as an invitation to serious contemplation of life's biggest questions....
Writings on the South, Catholicism, and more from the National Book Award winner: "His nonfiction is always entertaining and enlightening" (Library Journal).
Published just after Walker Percy's death, Signposts in a Strange Land takes readers through the philosophical, religious, and literary ideas of one of the South's most profound and unique thinkers. Each essay is laced with wit and insight into the human condition....
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|||First FSG Classics edition.||Farrar, Straus and Giroux||253 pages ; 21 cm.|| |
1 copy, 1 person is on the wait list.
|1988.||Ivy Books||212 pages ; 18 cm|| |
A "brilliant and hilarious" novel of the end times in America and one psychiatrist's quest to save mankind, from a New York Times–bestselling author (Dallas Morning News).
The United States seems to be on the brink of catastrophe. From the abandoned cars littering the highways (no one remembers how to fix them) to the endless hours spent on the golf course (now open twenty-four hours for those who can't bother
National Book Award Finalist: A lonely Southerner forges a surprising bond with a New York family in this "brilliant" novel by the author of The Moviegoer (Time).
Will Barrett has never felt at peace. After moving from his native South to New York City, Will's most meaningful human connections come through the lens of a telescope in Central Park, from which he views the comings and goings of the eccentric Vaught family....
"A modern knight-errant on a quest after evil; grotesque, convincing and chilling." —The New York Times Book Review
Fed up with the excesses of the 1970s, Lancelot Andrews Lamar, a liberal lawyer and distinguished member of the New Orleans gentry, is determined to stop the modern world's ethical collapse. His quest begins with his wife—an actress who he suspects has been cheating on him for years. Though he initially plans only to...