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WALKER PERCY - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 23052

WALKER PERCY Signed typed copy of the first page of Percy's 1977 novel Lancelot. Typescript signed: "Walker Percy", 1 page, 8½x11. First page from Percy's 1977 novel Lancelot. Walker Percy

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WALKER PERCY
Signed typed copy of the first page of Percy's 1977 novel Lancelot.
Typescript signed: "Walker Percy", 1 page, 8½x11. First page from Percy's 1977 novel Lancelot. Walker Percy (1918-1990, born in Birmingham, Alabama) was an American novelist who wrote about existentialism, modern despair and the changes wrought on the South by industry. Percy trained to be a doctor at the University of North Carolina and Columbia University, gaining his M.D. in 1941. But he contracted tuberculosis while working as a pathologist at New York City's Bellevue Hospital. He switched his career to writing while recovering at a sanatorium in the Adirondacks, where he read the works of Danish existentialists and converted to Roman Catholicism. Percy began his career by writing articles for philosophical, literary and psychiatric journals and didn't publish his first novel, The Moviegoer, until 1961. An auspicious start, The Moviegoer won a National Book Award and introduced his concept of "Malaise", or despair caused by the rootlessness of the modern world. Percy wrote a total of six novels, including The Moviegoer, between 1961 and 1987, and numerous nonfiction works on writing and philosophy. Fine condition.

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