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The last gentleman.

Walker Percy

The last gentleman.

by Walker Percy

  • 171 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Friendship -- Fiction,
    • Young men -- Fiction,
    • Children -- Death -- Fiction,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.P43115 Las, PS3566.E6912 Las
      The Physical Object
      Pagination409 p.
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5988539M
      LC Control Number66018861

      Williston (Will) Barnett, the damaged son of an old Southern family, is the protagonist of this rambling, picaresque novel. While living in New York, Will meets Kitty McVaught, a young Alabama woman whose father owns the world's largest Chevrolet agency. In The Last Gentleman Adventurer Edward Beauclerk Maurice transports the reader to a time and a way of life now lost forever. After serving in the New Zealand navy during World War II, Edward Beauclerk Maurice became a bookseller in an English village and rarely traveled again.

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