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Publisher description for Light in August : the corrected text / William Faulkner.


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Counter Joe Christmas does not know whether he is black or white. Faulkner makes of Joe's tragedy a powerful indictment of racism; at the same time Joe's life is a study of the divided self and becomes a symbol of 20th century man.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Racially mixed people Fiction, Pregnant women Fiction, Drifters Fiction, Mississippi Fiction