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Author Wyatt-Brown, Bertram, 1932-2012.

Title The house of Percy : honor, melancholy, and imagination in a Southern family / Bertram Wyatt-Brown
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 454 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Summary The novels of Walker Percy - The Moviegoer, The Second Coming, and The Thanatos Syndrome to name a few - have left a permanent mark on twentieth-century Southern fiction; yet the history of the Percy family in America matches anything, perhaps, that he could have created
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Percy family.
Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.
Percy, William Alexander, 1885-1942.
Dorsey, Sarah A. (Sarah Anne), 1829-1879.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Southern States.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Intellectuals -- Southern States -- Biography.
Mississippi -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199854240 ebook