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Title:The Optimist's Daughter
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Publisher:Random House
ISBN:037550835X
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Number of Pages:180
Category:Fiction, Classics, Southern

The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Optimist's Daughter The Optimist s Daughter is the story of Laurel McKelva Hand a young woman who has left the South and returns years later to New Orleans where her father is dying After his death she and her silly young stepmother go back still farther to the small Mississippi town where she grew up Alone in the old house Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past herself and her parents

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A Worn Path, One Writer's Beginnings, Why I Live at the P.O. and Other Stories, The Robber Bridegroom, Delta Wedding, The Ponder Heart, The Optimist's Daughter, The Collected Stories, The Golden Apples, A Curtain of Green and Other Stories
The Optimist s Daughter is the story of Laurel McKelva Hand a young woman who has left the South and returns years later to New Orleans where her father is dying After his death she and her silly young stepmother go back still farther to the small Mississippi town where she grew up Alone in the old house Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past herself and her parents, A vivid and charming portrait of a large southern family the Fairchilds who live on a plantation in the Mississippi delta The story set in is exquisitely woven from the ordinary events of family life centered around the visit of a young relative Laura McRaven and the family s preparations for her cousin Dabney s wedding br, Welty is on home ground in the state of Mississippi in this collection of seven stories She portrays the MacLains the Starks the Moodys and other families of the fictitious town of Morgana I doubt that a better book about the South one that more completely gets the feel of the particular texture of Southern life and its special tone and pattern has ever been written New Yorker br, b With a preface written by the author especially for this edition this is the complete collection of stories by Eudora Welty b Including the earlier collections i A Curtain of Green i i The Wide Net i i The Golden Apples i and i The Bride of the Innisfallen i as well as previously uncollected ones these forty one stories demonstrate Eudora Welty s talent for writing from diverse points of view with vision that is sweet by nature always humanizing uncannily objective but never angry i Washington Post i br br A curtain of green and other stories Lily Daw and the three ladies br A piece of news br Petrified man br The key br Keela the outcast Indian maiden br Why I live at the P O br The whistle br The hitch hikers br A memory br Clytie br Old Mr Marblehall br Flowers for Marjorie br A curtain of green br A visit of charity br Death of a traveling salesman br Powerhouse br A worn path br The wide net and other stories First love br The wide net br A still moment br Asphodel br The winds br The purple hat br Livvie br At the landing br The golden apples Shower of gold br June recital br Sir Rabbit br Moon Lake br The whole world knows br Music from Spain br The wanderers br The bride of the Innisfallen and other stories No place for you my love br The burning br The bride of the Innisfallen br Ladies in spring br Circe br Kin br Going to Naples br Uncollected stories Where is the voice coming from br The demonstrators