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Wise blood: A Novel

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Flannery O’Connor’s haunting and classic first novel gives us one of the most riveting characters in American fiction: Hazel Motes, a twenty-two-year-old caught in an unending struggle against his innate, desperate faith.
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Full title wise blood
Author oconnor flannery
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 15:28:49PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 15:31:24PM

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display_description The passengers on the train to Taulkinham show mixed reactions when Haze questions their belief in Jesus. "Wise Blood, Flannery O'Connor's astonishing and haunting first novel, is a classic of twentieth-century literature. It is the story of Hazel Motes, a twenty-two-year-old caught in an unending struggle against his inborn, desperate fate. He falls under the spell of a "blind" street preacher named Asa Hawks and his degenerate fifteen-year-old daughter, Sabbath Lily. In an ironic, malicious gesture of his own non-faith, and to prove himself a greater cynic than Hawks, Motes founds the Church Without Christ, but is still thwarted in his efforts to lose God. He meets Enoch Emery, a young man with "wise blood," who leads him to a mummified holy child and whose crazy maneuvers are a manifestation of Motes's existential struggles. This tale of redemption, retribution, false prophets, blindness, blindings, and wisdom gives us one of the most riveting characters in American fiction." -- Publisher's description
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Faith -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Psychology, Religious -- Fiction, Religious adherents -- Fiction, Religious fiction, Southern States -- Fiction, Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction, Veterans -- Fiction
title_display Wise blood
title_full Wise Blood A Novel, Wise blood / Flannery O'Connor, Wise blood [sound recording] / Flannery O'Connor
title_short Wise blood
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Faith, Fiction, Literature, Psychology, Religious, Religious adherents, Social life and customs, Veterans