Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Look Homeward, Angel
Thomas Wolfe


Thomas Wolfe’s classic coming-of-age novel, first published in 1929, is a work of epic grandeur, evoking a time and place with extraordinary lyricism and precision. Set in Altamont, North Carolina, this semi-autobiographical novel tells the story of a restless young man who longs to escape his tumultuous family and his small town existence.

Paperback, 544pp
Scribner, 2006 (1929)
ISBN 9780743297318