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The optimist's daughter

Author: Eudora Welty
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1990.
Series: Virago modern classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView 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: Psychological fiction
Electronic books
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eudora Welty
ISBN: 9780307787316 0307787311
OCLC Number: 712783396
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1973.
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages).
Series Title: Virago modern classics.
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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