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Louis Auchincloss • 95 Items / 48 Books, 32 Articles, 15 Reviews
Pursuit of the Prodigal (1959)
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    Parmelee's Contempt (Review)
    Pursuit of the Prodigal, by Louis Auchincloss
    1. Pursuit of the Prodigal by Louis Auchincloss
    The Saturday Review, September 12, 1959, p. 25
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    Fiction Chronicle (4 Reviews)
    False Coin, by Harvey Swados
    1. False Coin by Harvey Swados
    2. Pursuit of the Prodigal by Louis Auchincloss
    3. The Body's Cage by Benjamin DeMott
    4. The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1960, pp. 374-378
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (8 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Advise and Consent by Allen Drury
    2. The Freudian Ethic by Richard T. LaPiere
    3. The Rise of the Meritocracy by Michael Dunlop Young
    4. The Daughters of Necessity by Peter S. Feibleman
    5. Pursuit of the Prodigal by Louis Auchincloss
    6. The Barren Beaches of Hell by Boyd Cochrell
    7. Stiff Upper Lip by Lawrence Durrell
    8. Arturo's Island by Elsa Morante
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1959, pp. 89-98
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    Real Gardens for Read Toads (8 Reviews)
    Wake Up, Stupid, by Mark Harris
    1. Wake Up, Stupid by Mark Harris
    2. Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth
    3. The Return of Ansel Gibbs by Frederick Buechner
    4. The Great Prince Died by Bernard Wolfe
    5. The Magic Barrel by Bernard Malamud
    6. Pursuit of the Prodigal by Louis Auchincloss
    7. Mrs. Bridge by Evan S. Connell, Jr.
    8. The Body's Cage by Benjamin DeMott
    The Nation, November 14, 1959, p. 345
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    Monge and Other Destinations (10 Reviews)
    The Mansion, by William Faulkner
    1. The Mansion by William Faulkner
    2. Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabokov
    3. The Cave by Robert Penn Warren
    4. Pursuit of the Prodigal by Louis Auchincloss
    5. Men Die by Harold Louis Humes
    6. Best Short Stories from the Paris Review
    7. The Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
    8. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by Alan Sillitoe
    9. Half Moon Haven by Martin Russ
    10. A Day in Spring by Ciril Kosmac
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1959, pp. 618-626
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    Books in Brief (12 Reviews)
    Pursuit of the Prodigal, by Louis Auchincloss
    1. Pursuit of the Prodigal by Louis Auchincloss
    2. The Rescuers by Margery Sharp
    3. The Riddle of the Fly, and Other Stories by Elizabeth Enright
    4. Best Short Stories from the Paris Review
    5. Wildlife in America by Peter Matthiessen
    6. Diplomat by Charles W. Thayer
    7. In Praise of Wine, and Certain Other Spirits by Alec Waugh
    8. Turgenev's Literary Reminiscences by Ivan Turgenev
    9. Act One: An Autobiography by Moss Hart
    10. Adventures of a Biographer by Catherine Drinker Bowen
    11. With Powder on My Nose by Billie Burke and Cameron Shipp
    12. The Cole Porter Song Book by Cole Porter
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1959, pp. 114-121