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Book review: 'Every Day by the Sun' by Dean Faulkner Wells
Book review: 'Every Day by the Sun' by Dean Faulkner Wells

Every Day by the Sun A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi Dean Faulkner Wells Crown: 272 pp., $25 The marvelous stories that crowd the pages of "Every Day by the Sun" prove that when you have five generations of Southern relatives as your subject matter, you don't even need a Nobel laureate to bolster your stock of anecdotes — though it never hurts. William Faulkner is the star of a few good yarns told here by his niece Dean Faulkner Wells, including one about the time he careened into Memphis, dead drunk and barefoot, and placed a jug of corn liquor on the ground behind a policeman directing traffic, just to make sure it would be well guarded while he went...

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