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Through his rich, ornate prose, Wolfe evokes the extraordinarily vivid family of the Gants, and with equal detail, the remarkable peculiarities of small-town life and the pain and upheaval of a boy who must leave both. A classic work of American literature, Look Homeward, Angel is a passionate, stirring, and unforgettable novel.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Fascinating book. Interesting look at the life of a family in Asheville during the early 1900s Buildings change, but people remain similar.Published 14 days ago by Ann D. Brown
Depressing. Alcohics and family and group dysfunction. No redeeming value. I was discusted, and angry that I wasted the time to read it.Published 14 days ago by WILLIAM H.
Excellent writing, albeit in a period style. Very interesting story, but maybe a little too much description of minor characters intended to be based on Asheville local... Read morePublished 18 days ago by David Y. Miller
Mr. Wolfe spends all his time developing his characters and none on plot. Still, the writing is exquisite and the development most excellent. Read morePublished 19 days ago by John W. Wilde
To be honest, I wasn't even interested. Still, I figured that it couldn't be a bad choice. However, it wasn't long before I regretted ever reading. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Debra Tucker
I got this book after seeing Wolfe mentioned in a Steinbeck book. 70 pages was all I could handle. I would read full paragraphs that had zero meaning to me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Coe
Great insight into the times and attitudes of people of that era. It had a sort of Hemmingway feeling about it. It is a must read.Published 1 month ago by S Losee
I'm stupid...maybe should have payed attention in college English class.....didn't get the point, not a particularly engaging story and way too many words.Published 1 month ago by George R. Pickard III