The Cave

Finalist, National Book Awards 1960 for Fiction

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ISBN 9780813191553
University Press of Kentucky | Random House
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Robert Penn Warren

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Robert Penn Warren tells the story of a young man trapped in a cave in fictional Johntown, Tennessee. His predicament becomes the center of national attention as television cameras, promoters, and newscasters converge on the small town to exploit the rescue attempts and the thousands of spectators gathered at the mouth of the cave. “The Cave is Robert Penn Warren at his best, and they don’t come much better than that.”