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The optimist's daughter

Author: Eudora Welty
Publisher: New York, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young woman who has left the South, returns to New Orleans several years later when her father is dying. After his death, she and her young stepmother go back to the small Mississippi town where she grew up. Alone in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past and herself.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eudora Welty
OCLC Number: 20985539
Notes: Article signed: Eudora Welty.
In the New Yorker.--Vol. 45, no. 4 (March 15, 1969).
Description: pages 37-128 ; 30 cm
Other Titles: New Yorker (New York, 1925- )
Responsibility: Eudora Welty.

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A young woman who has left the South, returns to New Orleans several years later when her father is dying. After his death, she and her young stepmother go back to the small Mississippi town where she grew up. Alone in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past and herself.

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