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Eudora Welty : a writer's life

Author: Ann Waldron
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This first biography of Eudora Welty makes a signigicant contribution to the world of letters as a chronicle of the life and achievements of one of our greatest living authors, a woman of paramount importance in the American literary canon. From a Mississippi childhood to a brief editorial career in New York, from the sale of her first short story to her beloved and bestselling memoir -- One Writer's Beginnings,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Eudora Welty; Eudora Welty
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Waldron
ISBN: 0385476477 9780385476478
OCLC Number: 40685112
Description: xiv, 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ann Waldron.

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This first biography of Eudora Welty makes a signigicant contribution to the world of letters as a chronicle of the life and achievements of one of our greatest living authors, a woman of paramount importance in the American literary canon. From a Mississippi childhood to a brief editorial career in New York, from the sale of her first short story to her beloved and bestselling memoir -- One Writer's Beginnings, which she wrote at age seventy-five -- this biography charts the details and moments that contributed to the development of Welty's unique vision and unforgettable voice.

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