Selected by the modern library as one of the 100 best novels of all time from the modern light in august interweaves the stories of several major characters. The light in august characters covered include: joe christmas, lena grove, reverend gail hightower, byron bunch, joe brown by: william faulkner joe christmas - the novel's protagonist, also known as joe hines or joe mceachern.
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