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Wolf Whistle

Nordan, Lewis

ISBN 10: 1565120280 / ISBN 13: 9781565120280
Published by Algonquin, 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Edition (first printing). The second novel by the author of WELCOME TO THE ARROW CATCHER FAIR and MUSIC OF THE SWAMP, the story of a fourth grade field trip to witness a murder trial. Together with the separately-printed essay "Growing Up White in the South" which is Fine in stapled wraps. Fine/Fine. Signed by Nordan on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 10031

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Wolf Whistle

Publisher: Algonquin

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Synopsis:

ALA Notable Book; 1994 Mississippi Writers Award for Fiction; 1994 Southern Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. In WOLF WHISTLE, Lewis Nordan unleashes the hellhounds of his prodigious imagination on one of the most notorious racial killings of the century, the Emmett Till murder. Soon we're on a magical mystery tour of the Southern psyche of the mid-1950s and the dawning of guilt and recognition in a whole generation of white Southerners. "An immense and wall-shattering display of talent. WOLF WHISTLE will help usher Lewis Nordan into the Hall of Fame of American Letters."--Randall Kenan, The Nation.

About the Author:

Lewis Nordan was a professor of creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh for many years and the author of seven books of fiction and a memoir. His awards include three American Library Association Notable Book citations, the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for fiction, the Mississippi Authors Award for fiction, and the Southern Book Critics Award for fiction. He died in 2012.

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