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The Reivers –– William Faulkner’s Final Book

The Reivers –– William Faulkner’s Final Book
William Faulkner The ReiversWilliam Faulkner’s last book published was in 1963, The Reivers. In 1969 Hollywood made it into a movie starring Steve McQueen. McQueen’s character “borrowed” his employer’s car and took it to Memphis. The actual word “reiver” is old Scottish slang for horse or cattle thief.
Excerpted by permission of The Nautilus Publishing Company from 501 Little-Known Facts, Obscure Trivia, World Records & Historical Minutia from the State of Mississippi
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