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Dixiana Moon

Fox, William Price

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ISBN 10: 0670274534 / ISBN 13: 9780670274536
Published by Viking, 1981
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed by Author 0670274534 This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine gilt. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is As New, save a tiny nick on upper edge. Original Price is clipped. Former owner name penned inside front board. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 001580

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Title: Dixiana Moon

Publisher: Viking

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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William Price Fox's bountiful gifts for caricature and local color have earned him favorable comparisons to Mark Twain. His third novel, DIXIANA MOON, is the picaresque account of a young, irrepressible New York salesman, Joe Mahaffey, who flees his business problems by joining forces with fast-talking southern con man Buck Brody in his latest scheme: the Jubilee Crusade and Famous Life of Christ Show, a combination gospel freak show and traveling circus starring Bible Belt messiah Arlo Waters. It's a story of conversion from one way of life to another and from one place to a new one, and its madcap pace in pursuit of the American dream continues all the way down the Dixiana Highway.

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William Price Fox took turns as a bellhop, golf caddy, schoolteacher, and salesman before settling into the writing life. He is the author of nine books of fiction, including SOUTHERN FRIED, RUBY RED, and LUNATIC WIND; over one hundred stories and articles; and the screenplay for 108 STITCHES. He teaches creative writing at the University of South Carolina in his native Columbia.

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