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Light in August by William Faulkner

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Light in August is a 1932 novel by the American author William Faulkner. Set in Mississippi sixty-seven years after the American Civil War ended race-based slavery and twelve years after the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution entitled American women to vote, this novel by William Faulkner shows how racism and misogyny can persist; but its exploration of human prejudices goes well beyond those two.

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But it was as though she were not listening to her own voice, did not intend for the words to have any actual meaning: that final upflare of stubborn and dying summer upon which autumn, the dawning of halfdeath, had come unawares.

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Light in August (The Corrected Text) by William Faulkner,http://www.amazon.com/dp/0679732268/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xahBsb181EP4FEJF

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Light In August by William Faulkner

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Light in August by William Faulkner

Light in August--William Faulkner. This is one Larry had even before we were married 40 years ago.

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