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The optimist's daughter

Author: Eudora Welty
Publisher: London : Virago, 1984, ©1972.
Series: Virago modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Laurel Hand, a Mississippian living in Chicago, is summoned to a New Orleans hospital to join her father, a 71-year-old Judge who is about to undergo a critical eyes operation, she clashes with his new, and second, wife, Fay.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eudora Welty
ISBN: 0860683753 9780860683759
OCLC Number: 12523342
Notes: Originally published: London : Deutsch, 1973.
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1973.
Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1973.
Description: xi, 180 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classics.
Responsibility: Eudora Welty ; with a new introduction by Helen McNeil.

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A reflective, poignant novel of independence and love from one of America's greatest contemporary Southern writers.  Read more...

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Her last, most autobiographical, and finest novel Independent A gentle, tender work, bright with Welty's sharp humour and pioneer sense of place. Guardian

 
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