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As I Lay Dying by William FaulknerRead about another book on the list.
Anse cares more about the forthcoming purchase of new false teeth than anything else. When his wife Addie dies, he is determined to get her body to her hometown of Jefferson so that he can also get those teeth. He succeeds, and manages to find a new wife, too.
As I Lay Dying is on Jon McGregor's list of the top ten dead bodies in literature, Roy Blount Jr.'s list of five favorite books of Southern humor, and James Franco's six best books list.