The Reivers (Paperback)

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One of Faulkner's comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his family's retainers, to steal his grandfather's car and make a trip to Memphis. The Priests black coachman, Ned McCaslin, stows away, and the three of them are off on a heroic odyssey, for which they are all ill-equipped, that ends at Miss Reba's bordello in Memphis. From there a series of wild misadventures ensues involving horse smuggling, trainmen, sheriffs deputies, and jail.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679741923
ISBN-10: 0679741925
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: September 1st, 1992
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Vintage International