Walker Percy: a life

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American novelist Percy (1916-90) approved the biography and helped unfold the unexpected twists and complexities of his life. They include early family tragedies, studies that led him to Columbia's School of Medicine, marriage, conversion to Roman Catholicism, a 1962 National Book Award for his first novel The Moviegoer , and his insistence on living and writing in Louisiana. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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subject_facet Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Percy, Walker, -- 1916-1990, Philosophers -- United States -- Biography, Physicians -- United States -- Biography
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