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Walker Percy

Date de naissance: 28. mai 1916
Date de décès: 10. mai 1990

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Walker Percy, né le 28 mai 1916 à Birmingham en Alabama et mort le 10 mai 1990 à Covington en Louisiane, est un écrivain américain.

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Citations Walker Percy

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„Good-looking and amiable as he was, however, he did not strike one as remarkable. People usually told him the same joke two or three times.“

— Walker Percy
Context: He was a young man of pleasant appearance. Of medium height and exceedingly pale, he was nevertheless strongly built and quick and easy in his ways. Save for his deafness in one ear, his physical health was perfect. Handsome as he was, he was given to long silences. So girls didn't know what to make of him. But men liked him. After a while they saw that he was easy and meant no harm. He was the sort whom classmates remember fondly; they liked to grab him around the neck with an elbow and cuff him around. Good-looking and amiable as he was, however, he did not strike one as remarkable. People usually told him the same joke two or three times.

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