The Resource The last gentleman, Walker Percy, (electronic resource)

The last gentleman, Walker Percy, (electronic resource)

Label
The last gentleman
Title
The last gentleman
Statement of responsibility
Walker Percy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A jaded young man embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the help of an unusual family Will Barrett has never felt at peace. After moving from his native South to New York City, Will's most meaningful human connections come through the lens of a telescope in Central Park, from which he views the comings and goings of the eccentric Vaught family. But Will's days as a spectator end when he meets the Vaught patriarch and accepts a job in the Mississippi Delta as caretaker for the family's ailing son, Jamie. Once there, he is confronted not only by his personal demons, but also his growing love for Jamie's sister, Kitty, and a deepening relationship with the Vaught family that will teach him the true meaning of home
Summary
Will Barrett, a Princeton graduate working as a janitor, meets Kitty when looking through his telescope at Central Park, and is drawn away from his remote lifestyle into the realities of her Southern family
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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049489
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-1990
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Percy, Walker
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Young men
  • Children
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The last gentleman, Walker Percy, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553714
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453216231
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553714
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The last gentleman, Walker Percy, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553714
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453216231
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553714
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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