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floatplane notebooks a novel by Clyde Edgerton

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Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English



  • Southern States


  • Family reunions -- Fiction,
  • Southern States -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementby Clyde Edgerton.
LC ClassificationsPS3555.D47 F56 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2030655M
ISBN 100945575009
LC Control Number88006175

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  The notebooks are thick with the floatplane’s failures to lift off, and bulging with color Polaroids of the wisteria blossoms near the family plot, favorite family dogs, and Thatcher and Bliss’s wedding; records of Noralee’s height and weight; a diagram of the graveyard; a newspaper story about wild-child Meredith’s many backfired : Clyde Edgerton.   The Floatplane Notebooks: A Novel - Kindle edition by Edgerton, Clyde. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Floatplane Notebooks: A Novel/5(20). The Floatplane Notebooks was a selection of the Book of the Month Club and the Quality Paperback Book Club. This Southern Revivals edition includes a new introduction from the author and a preface from series editor Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr., director of the University of South Carolina Institute for Southern Studies. The Floatplane Notebooks | Edgerton Clyde | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

“Warmly humorous, gossipy, and rich–a book with the soul of a family reunion.” –The New York Times Book Review “The Floatplane Notebooks has all the marks of a master storyteller going straight for the mystery itself. All the marks, that is, of [an] American classic.” –The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Clyde Edgerton is a miner of considerable skill, burrowing into the hillside. The Floatplane Notebooks book. In books such as Raney, Walking Across Egypt, The Floatplane Notebooks, and Killer Clyde Edgerton is widely considered one of the premier novelists working in the Southern tradition today, often compared with such masters as Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor. The Floatplane Notebooks was Clyde Edgerton’s third book and was first published in by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. 1 In , the book was re-published by The University of South Carolina Press in the Southern Revivals edition series. 2. The Floatplane Project is an educational website that explores the censorship of Clyde Edgerton’s The Floatplane Notebooks in Carroll County, Virginia in Click any slide to explore or continue reading below.

Editions for The Floatplane Notebooks: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in 1 Author: Clyde Edgerton. : Floatplane Notebooks () by Edgerton, Clyde and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(1K).   "The Floatplane Notebooks" tells the story of the Copelands, a typical Southern family that gathers every year to clean up the family cemetery. Using the narrative structure of Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying" (a series of single-narrator chapters), the family experiences a devastating event that threatens to unravel the family fabric.5/5(5). The Floatplane Notebooks. fullDescription This novel set in North Carolina is "warmly humorous, gossipy, and rich―a book with the soul of a family reunion" (The New York Times Book Review). The Copeland family goes back a long way in North Carolina.