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This volume consists of 13 interviews with people who were personally acquainted with Percy, the noted southern Catholic writer who died in 1990. The best interviews are those with Shelby Foote, the Civil War writer and a lifelong friend of Percy’s, and Will Campbell, feisty Baptist preacher and author. The interviews, which would have benefited from further editing, sometimes stray far from the subject at hand (a plus in the case of Campbell), but the sum total provides insight into Percy.

 

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