Edisto Revisited: A Novel

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Henry Holt and Company, May 15, 1997 - Fiction - 160 pages
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Padgett Powell, winner of the Prix de Rome of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Whiting Writer's Award, here picks up several years after Edisto left off.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Powell returns to the coastal South Carolina town that was the setting for his first novel, Edisto (1984), and though it's years later, his ``lost souls'' haven't exactly found themselves. Thank ... Read full review

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There was a time when the ideal Southern gentleman was stiff in his bearing and almost Prussian in his certitude. However, Simons Manigault, Powell's upper-class creation from the Carolina coast ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Padgett Powell has received the Prix de Rome of the American Academy of Arts & Letters, a Whiting Writer's Award, & a nomination for the National Book Award for his first novel, "Edisto." He resides in Gainesville, Florida.

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