Quotes by Walker Percy

About Walker Percy:

Walker Percy is known for his philosophical novels set in and around New Orleans, Louisiana, the first of which, The Moviegoer, won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. He devoted his literary life to the exploration of "the dislocation of man in the modern age." His work displays a combination of existential questioning, Southern sensibility, and deep Catholic faith.

Author Bio

  • NameWalker Percy
  • DescriptionSouthern philosophical novelist
  • BornMay 28, 1916
  • DiedMay 10, 1990
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist; Author
  • AwardsNational Book Award