Look Homeward, Angel.
by Wolfe, Thomas
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Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life is a 1929 novel by Thomas Wolfe. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American Bildungsroman. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Gant's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, which is considered to be a not-so-subtle mirror of his hometown, Asheville, North Carolina.
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- Raptis Rare Books (US)
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- Look Homeward, Angel.
- Wolfe, Thomas
- Book condition
- second hand
- Charles Scribner's Sons
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date Published
- Angel, first edition, Look Homeward, Rare, Thomas Wolfe First Edition Signed
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