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Publisher's Summary

On an Illinois farm in the 1920s, a man is murdered, and in the same moment the tenous friendship between two lonely boys comes to an end. In telling their interconnected stories, American Book Award-winner William delivers a masterfully restrained and magically evocative meditation on the past.
©1980 William Maxwell (P)2011 Audible, Inc.
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"A small, perfect novel." ( Washington Post Book World)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 11-18-17

A Jewel

So Long, See You Tomorrow is always on my list of "books you would want if you were stranded on a desert island." Mr. Maxwell tells a story like no one else I know, with language so clean, almost spare, and yet so perfectly evocative.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Charles Olivier de Vezin on 08-09-17

Sublime

I was initially resistant to William Maxwell reading his own book. It seemed narcissistic to me. Then 40 minutes in, I was so hooked. This is a gorgeous telling of an intimate story. I love this book and his narrating broke my heart wide open. Get.

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