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In the clap shack

and, the long march

by William Styron

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLong march.
Statementby William Styron
SeriesA Plume book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.T9 I5 1975x
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24210588M
OCLC/WorldCa1656981

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That's a 4 for The Long March and a 2 for In the Clap Shack.I guess the middle of the Vietnam War felt like a good time to make a grotesque mockery of the "melting pot squad" cliches of 40s Hollywood war movies, but 40 years on, looking back on it is like trying to have fond memories of toilet training/5.

The author and narrator of the book, who speaks directly to the reader in the Foreword and Afterword. Within the narrative itself, he is a close friend of Mack who lends his car to Mack to return to the shack.

Mack (Mackenzie Allen Phillips) The main character of the. In the Clap Shack: A play in which a young Marine tested positive for syphilis is taken advantage of by an egotistical doctor.

Styron witholds little in his depiction of the unpleasantries to be found in a World War II Naval Hospital urological ward: "short arm inspections," racism, doctors' lack of compassion/5.

STYRON, William. In the Clap Shack. Original cloth-backed blindstamped boards, priceclipped dust jacket. New York: Random House, []. First edition. Presentation inscription from the author on the front free endpaper, "For Naftali with best wishes William Styron." Fine.

The uproariously funny play In the Clap Shack charts the terrified passage of a young recruit through the prurient inferno of a Navy hospital VD ward.

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The book’s central character, Mack, receives a mysterious note signed by “Papa” inviting him to come to “the shack.” Papa is the name Mack’s wife affectionately uses for God, and the shack is a deserted cabin located deep in the wilderness.

This location is the site where immense tragedy invaded Mack’s life. The Shack is the unlikeliest of success stories. The first and only book written by a salesman from Oregon, it was never supposed to be published. William P. Young wrote the tale for the benefit of his children and after its completion init was copied and bound at Kinko’s in time for him to give it to his children for Christmas.

"A Plume book." "First printing, March, "--Verso of title-page. Description: pages ; 21 cm. Contents: In the clap shack --The long march. Series Title: A Plume book: Other Titles: Long march & In the clap shack: Responsibility: by William Styron.

The uproariously funny play In the Clap Shack charts the terrified passage of a young recruit through the prurient inferno of a Navy hospital VD ward. In both works, Styron wages a gallant defense of the free individual—and serves up a withering indictment of a system that has no room for individuality or :   Ranking consistently in the top ten at, and other booksellers over the past couple of months, The Shack has clearly connected with a wide audience and stirred up its fair share of controversy.

At the center of the book is the most difficult of all theological dilemmas: the goodness of God and the problem of evil.