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The optimist's daughter

Author: Eudora Welty
Publisher: New York : HarperLargePrint, 2000, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harper large print edView all editions and formats
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Laurel Hand, long absent from the South, comes from Chicago to New Orleans, where her father dies after surgery. With Fay, the stupid new young wife of her father, Laurel returns to her former Mississippi home and stays a few days after the funeral for reunions with old friends. In a night alone in the house she grew up in, she confronts elements of the past and comes to a better understanding of it and of herself  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eudora Welty
ISBN: 0060955872 9780060955878
OCLC Number: 43553563
Description: 182 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Eudora Welty.

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Laurel Hand, long absent from the South, comes from Chicago to New Orleans, where her father dies after surgery. With Fay, the stupid new young wife of her father, Laurel returns to her former Mississippi home and stays a few days after the funeral for reunions with old friends. In a night alone in the house she grew up in, she confronts elements of the past and comes to a better understanding of it and of herself and her parents.

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