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Page 551. " Like Faulkner's Mississippi home, 'Rowan Oak' "


Rowan Oak
Creative Commons AttributionRowan Oak - Credit: UGArdener

Stingo's literary hero William Faulkner (1897-1962), whose novels are largely set in the American South, lived in Oxford, Mississippi. He called his house Rowan Oak after the rowan tree, which represents peace and security.

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