William Styron



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    General Fiction

    Oct-2012

    From 1947 to 1949, William Styron twice attempted to write a novel under the working title Inheritance of Night. On the third attempt he produced the award-winning Lie Down in Darkness, which when published in September 1951 established him as one of...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2010

    A military hospital is the setting for this darkly humorous play by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Darkness Visible and Sophie's Choice . In the summer of 1943, a young Marine named Wally Magruder arrives at a Navy hospital in the...

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    Literary

    Oct-2009

    Before writing his memoir of madness, Darkness Visible, William Styron was best known for his ambitious works of fiction -- including The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice. Styron also created personal but no less powerful tales based on ...

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    Literary

    Nov-1993

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Sophie's Choice : three novellas of a young writer's journey to adulthood. In Love Day , twenty-year-old Paul Whitehurst is a Marine lieutenant during World War II, waiting to land on Okinawa, ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1993

    From 1947 to 1949, William Styron twice attempted to write a novel under the working title Inheritance of Night. On the third attempt he produced the award-winning Lie Down in Darkness, which when published in September 1951 established him as one of...

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    Literary

    Jan-1993

    Two extraordinary works about soldiers in a time of dubious peace by a writer of vast eloquence and moral authority. With stylistic panache and vitriolic wit, William Styron depicts conflicts between men of somewhat more than average intelligence and...

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    Literary

    Jan-1993

    Thoughtful, candid essays from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Sophie's Choice ( The Christian Science Monitor ). This Quiet Dust is a compilation of William Styron's nonfiction writings that confront significant moral question...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1985

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    Literary

    Jul-1979

    William Styron traces the betrayals and infidelities--the heritage of spite and endlessly disappointed love--that afflict the members of a Southern family and that culminate in the suicide of the beautiful Peyton Loftis....

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    Literary

    Apr-1979

    Part One Of Two Parts Choice: Stingo, our young Southern narrator. Manuscript reader for a major publisher...or...a genuine novelist soaking up the experiences that one day will re-emerge as stories of great power and precision. Choice: Nathan Landau...

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    Literary

    Mar-1968

    The author of Sophie's Choice , the foremost writer of his generation, portrays a rebellion by two marines on a miles-long march in the Carolina heat ( The Wall Street Journal ). In the shadow of the Korean War, a series of misfired mortar shells ...

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    Literary

    1967

    The magnificent Pulitzer Prizewinning and #1 New York Times bestselling novel about the preacher who led America's bloodiest slave revolt ( The New York Times ). The Confessions of Nat Turner is William Styron's complex and richly drawn imaginin...

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    Literary

    May-1960

    A New York Times bestseller by the author of Sophie's Choice : Two Americans search for the truth about a mysterious long-ago murder in Italy. Shortly after World War II, in the village of Sambuco, Italy, two menVirginia attorney Peter Leveret...

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