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Flannery : a life of Flannery O'Connor

Author: Brad Gooch
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The landscape of American literature was fundamentally changed when Flannery O'Connor stepped onto the scene with her first published book, Wise Blood, in 1952. Her fierce, sometimes comic novels and stories reflected the darkly funny, vibrant, and theologically sophisticated woman who wrote them. Brad Gooch brings to life O'Connor's significant friendships--with Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Hardwick, Walker Percy, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Flannery O'Connor; Flannery O'Connor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Gooch
ISBN: 9780316000666 0316000663
OCLC Number: 466359343
Description: 448 pages : illustrations
Responsibility: Brad Gooch.

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The first major biography of one of the greatest writers of the South, whose books will 'live on and on in American literature' (Elizabeth Bishop).  Read more...

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Gooch is a perceptive guide to O'Connor's work and life, which until now have remained hidden behind the fence of her mother's 550-acre farm, where O'Connor lived as a 'hermit novelist from the age Read more...

 
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