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Author Styron, William, 1925-2006.

Title This Quiet Dust [electronic resource] : And Other Writings / William Clark Styron.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Media, [2010]


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Summary Profound and passionate essays from one of America's greatest literary voices of the twentieth century This Quiet Dust is a compilation of William Styron's nonfiction writings that confront significant moral questions with precision and vigor. He examines topics as diverse as the Holocaust, the American Dream, and the controversy that raged around his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner . In each entry, Styron expertly wields his powers of insight to slice through the most complex issues. This Quiet Dust offers a window into the philosophical underpinnings of Styron's greatest novels and is the ideal entry for readers seeking a greater understanding into the work of one of America's most celebrated authors. This ebook features a new illustrated biography of William Styron, including original letters, rare photos, and never-before-seen documents from the Styron family and the Duke University Archives.
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Subject Styron, William, 1925-2006. Confessions of Nat Turner.
Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Southampton County.
Styron, William, 1925-2006 -- Travel -- Virginia -- Southampton County.
Southampton Insurrection, 1831.
Slave insurrections -- Virginia -- Historiography.
Southampton County (Va.) -- History.
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Other Form: Print version: Styron, William, 1925-2006. This quiet dust. [New York? : Random House?, 1967?], c1965. (DLC)84255559
ISBN 9781936317219 (e-pub)
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