You Can't Go Home Again


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You Can’t Go Home Again

revisiting his home town, a writer is disillusioned by what he sees. [Am. Lit.: Thomas Wolfe You Can’t Go Home Again]
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The mask embodies literally the "changeless change" described by Wolfe in You Can't Go Home Again (586).
Afterward, Joe has an epiphany, one somewhat expanded beyond its length as presented in You Can't Go Home Again.
They say you can't go home again, but I hope that's not true for Bill Weld.
CHICAGO - They say you can't go home again, that the relentless march of time and inevitable distortions of memory ensure that efforts to rediscover the places of our youth invariably end in disappointment.
In his first feature, experienced documaker Amir Shahab Razavian turns a loving, amused eye on his three hoary protags who discover you can't go home again.
As the sequel to The Web and the Rock (1939), You Can't Go Home Again continues the story of George Webber, a thoughtful author in search of meaning in his personal life and in American society.
We begin the 2015 edition of "Notes" by celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary of Thomas Wolfe's second posthumous novel, You Can't Go Home Again (Harper, 1940).
Hensley and David Strange read a passage from You Can't Go Home Again for the epilogue.
At least one featured an image of the dust jacket from You Can't Go Home Again, with this text: "LeBron to Thomas Wolfe: Drop Dead" (@BruceFeiler).
Jeff Weaver shot down two widely-held beliefs in his Dodgers debut Wednesday night: The first being that you can't go home again and the second that he is mentally soft.
Don't tell 74-year-old Moravian-born Czech director Vojtech Jasny you can't go home again.

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