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Every Day by the Sun

ISBN: 9780307591050 | 0307591050
Edition: Reprint
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pub. Date: 2/21/2012

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In Every Day by the Sun, Dean Faulkner Wells recounts the story of the Faulkners of Mississippi, whose legacy includes pioneers, noble and ignoble war veterans, three never-convicted mur#xAD;derers, 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 Ameri#xAD;can novelist of the twentieth century. She also reveals wonderfully entertaining and intimate stories and anecdotes about her family-in particular her uncle William, or #x1C;Pappy,#x1D; with whom she shared color#xAD;ful, sometimes utterly frank, sometimes whimsical, conversations and experiences. This deeply felt memoir explores the close re#xAD;lationship between Dean#x19;s uncle and her father, Dean Swift Faulkner, a barnstormer killed at age twenty-eight during an air show four months be#xAD;fore she was born. It was William who gave his youngest brother an airplane, and after Dean#x19;s tragic death, William helped to raise his niece. He paid for her education, gave her away when she was married, and maintained a unique relationship with her throughout his life. From the 1920s to the early civil rights era, from Faulkner#x19;s winning of the Nobel Prize in Literature to his death in 1962, Every Day by the Sun explores the changing culture and society of Oxford, Mis#xAD;sissippi, while offering a rare glimpse of a notori#xAD;ously private family and an indelible portrait of a national treasure.

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