This event represents the culmination of a student-led campaign to honor McCarthy at KCHS, which Valencia and Theodore began in 2010 with the Cormac McCarthy Club. The ceremony has been tentatively set for 1:00 p.m.
On Saturday, October 18, 2014, Cormac McCarthy will be recognized in a ceremony at Knoxville Catholic High School, his alma mater. KCHS graduates David Valencia and Eric Theodore will present a plaque honoring the author and a charcoal drawing of McCarthy’s high school senior photograph, both of which will be hung in the school’s library.
A New York Times review of the novel, Suttree, opened with these words: “
Cormac McCarthy knows how a poisoned rat died. `It was moving one rear leg in
slow. Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American
novelist and playwright. He has written ten novels, spanning the Southern Gothic,. Walsh, Christopher J. (2009). In the Wake of the Sun Navigating the Southern
Works of Cormac McCarthy. University of Tennessee Libraries: Newfound Press.. Kindle: Learning Guide · Amazon Print-on-Demand. The Road. by Cormac
McCarthy. Home Bestsellers The Road Brief and Sparse Plot Overview in
Paragraph. Perhaps the next best thing to actually seeing Acting McCarthy...is to read
Josyph's account of the film in Adventures in Reading Cormac McCarthy,
complete. Author. The Crossing; All the Pretty Horses; Blood Meridian; Cities of the Plain;
Suttree; Child of God; Outer Dark; The Orchard Keeper; No Country For Old Men.