Rector of Justin.

by Louis Auchincloss

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin in Boston [MA.]

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Get this from a library! The rector of Justin.. [Louis Auchincloss] -- The founder of an Episcopalian secondary school is seen differently by members of his family and his associates. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. About the Author. Louis Auchincloss was honored in the year as a 'Living Landmark' by the New York Landmarks Conservancy. During his long career he wrote more than sixty books, including the story collection Manhattan Monologues and the novel The Rector of clubhipicbanyoles.com former president of the Academy of Arts and Letters, he resided in New York City until his death in January /5(3). Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, The Rector of Justin centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a unique perspective on the man, his motivations, and the roots of his triumphs and failings.

Jul 01,  · The Bad Catholic reviews "The Rector of Justin" by Louis Auchincloss. Dec 06,  · texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. The rector of Justin Item Preview remove-circlePages: The Rector of Justin by Louis Auchincloss A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Jan 28,  · Louis Auchincloss, author of prep-school classic “The Rector of Justin,” plus many novels and stories set among New York’s Old Money, died Tuesday night. The New York Times’ coverage is here. And from , The Washington Post’s book critic Jonathan Yardley looks back on “Justin.” Related Posts:The Other BrooksPoor RichardAndre Fats TuesdayNews Roundup: .

Louis Auchincloss was born on September 27, in Lawrence, Long Island, the son of a Wall Street lawyer associated with the firm Davis, Polk, and Wardwell. After graduating in from the Groton School (the venue for his most widely read novel, The Rector of Justin), he attended Yale. LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS QUOTES. The idea of writing a story or a book about somebody completely devoid of appreciation of anything I care about is completely foreign to me. LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS, interview, BOMB Magazine, fall 1 likes. like. The Rector of Justin. 0 likes. like. Tags: Hell. Boston: Hill and Company, Publishers, Auchincloss () was a novelist, historian, and essayist. He wrote over 50 novels plus almost 30 more in non-fiction. The Rector of Justin is one of his most popular efforts. It was originally published in , his 8th book.

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Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys.

Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a unique perspective on the man, his motivations, and the roots of his triumphs and clubhipicbanyoles.com by: 5. "The Rector of Justin" is a laudable book by a classic 20th century writer, Louis Auchincloss, writing in the full bloom of his powers.

That's not to say you're going to like it. During his lifetime Auchincloss wrote over forty books, half of which became bestsellers/5.

The Rector of Justin Hardcover – by Louis Auchincloss (Author)Author: Louis Auchincloss. Jul 10,  · Widely considered Louis Auchincloss’s greatest novel, The Rector of Justin is an astute dissection of the social mores of the Northeast’s privileged establishment.

The story centers on Rev. Frank Prescott, the charismatic founder and rector of a prestigious Episcopal school for boys/5(3). Mar 28,  · The Rector of Justin, originally published inis widely considered to be his most ambitious novel and his greatest achievement. The terrain is familiar, vintage Auchincloss, in its astute dissection of the social mores of the Northeast's privileged establishment/5(50).

Book Overview The Rector of Justin continues Auchincloss's analytical portrayal of American society and its institutions, here focusing upon the type of boys' boarding school that he himself attended and that has furnished the United States with much of its business and political leadership since the end of the nineteenth century.

Mar 28,  · The story is about Frank Prescott, rector, headmaster and founder of Justin Martyr, an Episcopal boys' school in New England from his own boyhood to age The narrator is Brian, a student who also becomes a master at the school.

It's about the boys, the masters and the trustees - the ramification of both power and finance/5(48). Louis Auchincloss’s most popular book is The Rector of Justin. Louis Auchincloss has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Louis Auchincloss’s most popular book is The Rector of Justin. Sep 07,  · Regarded as one of Louis Auchinclosss most accomplished novels, The Rector of Justin centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys.

Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a unique perspective on the man, his motivations, and the roots of his triumphs and failings%(). Francis “Frank” Prescott Frank is the rector of Justin Martyr Academy, a school near Boston, for most of the novel.

He retires in The book uses other character’s memoirs and diaries in. Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American novelist, historian, and essayist. Among Auchincloss's best-known books are the multi-generational sagas The House of Five Talents, Portrait in Brownstone, and East Side clubhipicbanyoles.com well-known novels include The Rector of Justin, the tale of a renowned headmaster of a school like Groton trying to deal with changing times, and The Embezzler, a look at /5.

Jan 01,  · The Rector of Justin, originally published inis widely considered to be his most ambitious novel and his greatest achievement.

The terrain is familiar, vintage Auchincloss, in its astute 4/5(3). The story is about Frank Prescott, rector, headmaster and founder of Justin Martyr, an Episcopal boys' school in New England from his own boyhood to age The narrator is Brian, a student who also becomes a master at the school.

It's about the boys, the masters and the trustees - the ramification of both power and finance/5. The Rector of Justin tells the life story, from schoolboy to death at age 85, of Frank Prescott (Dr. Francis Prescott), rector/headmaster/founder of the exclusive New England Episcopalian boys' school Justin Martyr (a famous prep school), by means of six narrators, male and female, whose attitudes toward their subject range from veneration to Cited by: 5.

> The Rector of Justin. The Rector of Justin Finalist, National Book Awards for Fiction. ISBN Mariner Books | Houghton Mifflin Company Boston. Louis Auchincloss. More about this author > Get This BOOK. Amazon; Barnes & Noble. KIRKUS REVIEW The Rector is the Reverend Francis Prescott, D.D., the founder-headmaster of Justin Martyr, a venerable, Episcopal New England secondary school of high caste and character.

The Rector of Justin () is the tale of a renowned headmaster of a prep school like the one he attended, Groton School, trying to deal with changing times. In the early s, Auchincloss produced three novels which were not centered on the New York he knew so well, clubhipicbanyoles.comality: American.

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys.

Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a unique perspective on the man, his motivations, and the roots of his triumphs and failings.

Jun 12,  · The Rector of Justin, Louis Auchincloss, Houghton Mifflin,pp This novel was the #6 bestseller in I had heard of the author, often written about in Author: Judy Krueger. Jul 10,  · The American prep school experience is the subject of Louis Auchincloss’s novel The Rector of Justin.

The eponymous rector founds a school to produce an end product of comprehensible human import: young men of character who understand /5(30). Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find The Rector of Justin: A Novel () by Auchincloss, Louis/5(). The Rector of Justin: A Novel by Louis Auchincloss.

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, The Rector of Justin centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of. The Rector of Justin (Hardcover) Published by MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc., U.S.A.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Buy The Rector of Justin: A Novel at clubhipicbanyoles.com I guess I still identify more with the student, so I did not like the rector, on balance.

The book is less bland than Goodbye Mr. Chips, and less sentimental and I admit I liked this book less than I did James HIlton's masterpiece. See 4/5(2). Get this from a library.

The rector of Justin. [Louis Auchincloss] -- Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys.

Eighty years of his life unfold through. Widely considered Louis Auchincloss's greatest novel, The Rector of Justin is an astute dissection of the social mores of the Northeast's privileged establishment.

The story centers on Rev. Frank Prescott, the charismatic founder and rector of a prestigious Episcopal school for boys. Book The Rector of Justin revd. LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS, who is a practicing New York lawyer as well as a novelist, has gone on imperturbably writing traditional society novels despite the fact that.

Find books like The Rector of Justin from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Rector of Justin also liked: An Exper. This novel by Louis Auchincloss is a modern classic and represents his best work in the genre.

The novel tells the life story, from his youth as a schoolboy to his death at age 85, of Dr. Francis Prescott, rector/headmaster/founder of the exclusive New England Episcopalian boys' school Justin Martyr (a famous prep school)/5(4). Jul 10,  · “A daring and ambitious book Its poise and taste and intelligence strike one on every page, as do its unerring knowledge and literary skill.” —The New Yorker “[The Rector of Justin] should sit on the shelf of any serious reader of American fiction.” —Jay Parini, The New York ObserverBrand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Compare book prices from overbooksellers.

Find The rector of Justin (Rediscovery books) () by Auchincloss, Louis/5().Auchincloss' tale of Justin Martyr Academy and its founder, Francis Prescott, is his portrait of American society and its institutions. The Rector of Justin focuses on the type of boys’ boarding school he attended himself.

This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded sewn-in pages with a satin marker.