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The Resource Every day by the sun : a memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi, Dean Faulkner Wells

Every day by the sun : a memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi, Dean Faulkner Wells

Label
Every day by the sun : a memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi
Title
Every day by the sun
Title remainder
a memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi
Statement of responsibility
Dean Faulkner Wells
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this book the author recounts the story of the Faulkners of Mississippi whose legacy includes pioneers, noble and ignoble war veterans, three never convicted murderers, the builder of the first railroad in north Mississippi, the founding president of a bank, an FBI agent, four pilots (all brothers), and a Nobel prize winner arguably the most important American novelist of the twentieth century. She also reveals wonderfully entertaining and intimate stories and anecdotes about her family in particular her uncle William or Pappy withwho she shared colorful, sometimes utterly rfank sometimes whimsical, conversations and experiences. This memoir explores the close relationship between Dean's uncle and her father, Dean Swift Faulkner, a barnstormer killed at age twenty eight during an air show four months before she was born
Summary
The niece of William Faulkner explores their close relationship while tracing the story of their family, chronicling the achievements of ancestors whose ranks included pioneers, war veterans, and a Nobel Prize winner
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
385606
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
920.0762
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
CT274.F377
LC item number
W45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi
Label
Every day by the sun : a memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi, Dean Faulkner Wells
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Faulkner Family tree -- Butler Family tree -- My fathe's death -- Second coming -- Ancestors -- My father's world -- Count no 'count -- Two brothers -- The Waco -- World War II -- Wese and Jimmy -- Jill -- Cho Cho and Vicki -- Nobel Prize -- Pulitzer Prize -- Faulkners and race -- The women Pappy loved -- Postcard from Paris -- A wedding -- My last year at home -- Pappy's funeral
Control code
5492321
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 271 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307591043
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010031684
Other physical details
ill., geneal. table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn644688710
  • (OCoLC)644688710
Label
Every day by the sun : a memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi, Dean Faulkner Wells
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Faulkner Family tree -- Butler Family tree -- My fathe's death -- Second coming -- Ancestors -- My father's world -- Count no 'count -- Two brothers -- The Waco -- World War II -- Wese and Jimmy -- Jill -- Cho Cho and Vicki -- Nobel Prize -- Pulitzer Prize -- Faulkners and race -- The women Pappy loved -- Postcard from Paris -- A wedding -- My last year at home -- Pappy's funeral
Control code
5492321
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 271 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307591043
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010031684
Other physical details
ill., geneal. table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn644688710
  • (OCoLC)644688710

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