A Tidewater Morning (Paperback)

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In this brilliant collection of "long short stories, " the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Sophie's Choice returns to the coastal Virginia setting of his first novels. Through the eyes of a man recollecting three episodes from his youth, William Styron explores with new eloquence death, loss, war, and racism.

About the Author


William Styron (1925-2006), a native of the Virginia Tidewater, was a graduate of Duke University and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. His books includeLie Down in Darkness, The Long March, Set This House on Fire, The Confessions of Nat Turner, Sophie s Choice, This Quiet Dust, Darkness Visible, andA Tidewater Morning. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the Howells Medal, the American Book Award, the Legion d Honneur, and the Witness to Justice Award from the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation. With his wife, the poet and activist Rose Styron, he lived for most of his adult life in Roxbury, Connecticut, and in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, where he is buried."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679754497
ISBN-10: 0679754490
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: August 30th, 1994
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Vintage International