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ISBN: 0374505845 / ISBN-13: 9780374505844

Wise Blood

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  • Wise Blood (Farrar Straus Giroux) – Trade paperback (1962)
    by Flannery O'Connor

    Wise Blood

    Trade paperback, Farrar Straus Giroux
    1962
    English
    231 pages

    ISBN: 0374505845
    ISBN-13: 9780374505844

    "Wise Blood," Flannery O'Connor's astonishing and haunting first novel, is a classic of twentieth-century literature. It is the story of Hazel Motes, a twenty-two-year-old caught in an unending struggle against his innate, desperate faith. He falls under the spell of a "blind" street preacher names Asa Hawks and his degenerate fifteen-year-old daughter, Lily Sabbath. In an ironic, malicious gesture of his own non-faith, and to prove himself a greater cynic than Hawks, Hazel Motes founds the The Church Without Christ, but is ... Show more

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VN6869

for a friend

by VN6869 on Feb 4, 2010

bought for a friend. My daughter did a biography on O'Connor and the friend read this book many years ago in college and enjoyed. O'Connor was good Southern lady from GA.

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