The Spyglass Tree

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The Spyglass Tree

By Albert Murray

Vintage Books, Paperback, 9780679730859, 224pp.

Publication Date: October 27, 1992

A deeply affecting, stylishly elegant novel of remembrance about a young African-American man's advent into the world of academia, an imaginary Alabama college, in the 1930s. "A classic . . . one of the great works of African-American writing . . . Murray plays more notes than Faulkner ever dreamed of or in".--Raleigh News & Observer.