The Neon Bible

The Neon Bible

Book - 1989
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The first novel by the Pulizer Prize-winning author of A Confederacy Of Dunces. David is a young boy growing up in a small Southern town in the 1940s. From his porch, David can see the whole valley, including the neon Bible that lights up the sky, emblem of the God-fearing folk who snub his family because Poppa can't afford the church dues.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 1989.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780802111081
0802111084
9780802132079
0802132073
Branch Call Number: FICTION Toole John 1989
Characteristics: 162 p. ;,22 cm.

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stewstealth
Jun 01, 2018

Amazingly poignant and insightful novel for a sixteen year old to have written. Good characterizations, settings and narrative pace. This short novel is quite unlike the author's A Confederacy of Dunces but worth reading if you are interested.

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irenecos
Sep 07, 2015

For a 16-year-old writer this novel is very good. Worth reading

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