Deliverance (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)

Deliverance (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)

Deliverance (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)

The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the states most remote white-water river awaits. In the thundering froth of that river, in its echoing stone canyons, four men on a canoe trip discover a freedom and exhilaration beyond compare. And then, in a moment of horror, the adventure turns into a struggle for survival as one man becomes a human hunter who is offered his own harrowing deliverance.

Review
"A novel that will curl your toes...Dickey's canoe rides to the limits of dramatic tension."—New York Times Book Review

"A brilliant and breathtaking adventure."—The New Yorker

"A novel stunning power."—The Nation

"A tour de force."—New Republic

From the Publisher
"A novel that will curl your toes...Dickey's canoe rides to the limits of dramatic tension."--The New York Times Book Review

"A brilliant and breathtaking adventure."--The New Yorker

"A novel stunning power."--The Nation

"A tour de force."--The New Republic

From the Inside Flap
Released for the first time in trade paperback, this is the classic tale of four men caught in a primitive and violent test of manhood.


The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the states most...

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