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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying


by William Faulkner

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William Faulkner comes from a long family line of influential Southern men including a plantation owner, a colonel, and a novelist. (Source)

Faulkner wasn’t allowed into the American army because of his height (5’6") and weight, so he enlisted in the Canadian army. He was never called into battle, however. (Source)

Faulkner never finished high school.(Source)

Looks like he never completed college either. (Source)

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