The Web and The Root by Thomas WolfeThe Web and The Root by Thomas Wolfe

The Web and The Root

byThomas Wolfe

Paperback | August 4, 2009

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Shortly before his death at a tragically young age, author Thomas Wolfe presented his editor with an epic masterwork that was subsequently published as three separate novels: You Can't Go Home Again, The Hills Beyond, and The Web and the Rock.

The Web and the Root features the three initial sections of the The Web and the Rock, widely considered to be the book's strongest material. A prequel to You Can't Go Home Again, it is the story of George Webber's momentous journey from Libya Falls, North Carolina, to the Golden City of the North—offering vivid, sometimes cutting depictions of rural pleasures and small-town clannishness while exploring boundless urban possibility and the complex, violent undercurrents of the metropolis.

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One of the most important American writers of his generation, Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) was born in Asheville, North Carolina. His other novels includeOf Time and the RiverandLook Homeward, Angel.
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Title:The Web and The RootFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:August 4, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061579556

ISBN - 13:9780061579554

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