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The optimist's daughter / Eudora Welty.

Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 author. (Author).
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  • 9 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville TEEN WELTY (Text) 34706000886426 Teen Fiction Available -
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown FIC WELTY (Text) 79361000033228 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler Public Library - Butler BOOK CLUB WEL (Text) 73174000082435 Book Club Books Checked out 01/31/2017
Butler Public Library - Butler BOOK CLUB WEL (Text) 73174000082436 Book Club Books Checked out 01/31/2017
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  • ISBN: 067972883X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780679728832 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 180 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Vintage International edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1990.

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Summary, etc.: 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.
Awards Note: Pulitzer Prize, 1973
Subject: Women > Mississippi > Fiction.
Funeral rites and ceremonies > Fiction.
Fathers > Death > Fiction.
Mississippi > Fiction.
Reminiscing > Fiction.
Reunions > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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