Deliverance by James Dickey

Narrated in the first person by one of the main characters, graphic artist Ed Gentry, the novel begins with four middle-aged men in a large Georgia city planning a weekend canoe trip down the fictional Cahulawassee River in the north Georgia wilderness.

The 701st greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 24th on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  2. - 42nd on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  3. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  4. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Deliverance Hardcover 871025 $24.93 $0.54
Deliverance Paperback 3982335 $0.99
Deliverance Mass Market Paperback 847348 $9.96 $0.01 1986
Deliverance (Bloomsbury Film Classics) Paperback 7164853 $6.90 1998
Deliverance Mass Market Paperback 2730689 $35.96 $0.01 1971
Deliverance Hardcover 818222 $33.95 $35.08 1994
Deliverance Hardcover 2554206 $6.74
Deliverance (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) Paperback 177364 $11.02 $2.21 1994
Deliverance Hardcover 3160269 $188.28 $3.65 1970
Deliverance Kindle Edition 61027 $9.99 2008
Deliverance Hardcover 1096374 $55.00 $1.44
Deliverance Paperback 4303295 $0.80
Deliverance: A Screenplay (Screenplay Library) Paperback 551706 $596.02 $7.60 1982