This classic coming-of-age novel, winner of the Lippincott Fiction Prize for Young Novelists in 1954, is a deliberately comic portrayal of "Mobile ...Show synopsisThis classic coming-of-age novel, winner of the Lippincott Fiction Prize for Young Novelists in 1954, is a deliberately comic portrayal of "Mobile madness," a malady specific to the Gulf Coast but recognizable by all.Hide synopsis
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This is one of my favorite books. The copy I bought from alibris was bought as a gift for a friend because I liked mine so much. The Untidy Pilgrim should be required reading for anyone who lives in Mobile or along the Gulf Coast. It's probably the most accurate representation of people from this area ever written. It has several laugh-out-loud lines and genuine wisdom mixed into a great story that is very well told.
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