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The Wide Net and Other Stories (Harvest Book, Hb278)

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These eight stories reveal the singular imaginative power of one of America's most admired writers. Set in the Old Natchez Trace region, the stories dip in and out of history and range from virgin wilderness to a bar in New Orleans. In each story, Miss Welty sustains the high level of performance that, throughout her distinguished career, has won her numerous literary awards. "Miss Welty runs a photofinish with the finest prose artists of her time" (Time).

Synopsis:

These eight stories reveal the singular imaginative power of one of America's most admired writers. Set in the Old Natchez Trace region, the stories dip in and out of history and range from virgin wilderness to a bar in New Orleans. In each story, Miss Welty sustains the high level of performance that, throughout her distinguished career, has won her numerous literary awards. Miss Welty runs a photofinish with the finest prose artists of her time (Time).

About the Author

EUDORA WELTY (1909-2001) was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and attended the Mississippi State College for Women, the University of Wisconsin, and Columbia University (where she studied advertising). In addition to short fiction, Welty wrote novels, novellas, essays, and reviews, and was the winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

Table of Contents

First love.--The wide net.--A still moment.--Asphodel.--The winds.--The purple hat.--Livvie.--At the langing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156966108
Author:
Welty, Eudora
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Southern States Social life and customs Fiction.
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Southern States Social life and customs.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest Book, Hb278
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
19740331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
228
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.56 lb

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"Synopsis" by , These eight stories reveal the singular imaginative power of one of America's most admired writers. Set in the Old Natchez Trace region, the stories dip in and out of history and range from virgin wilderness to a bar in New Orleans. In each story, Miss Welty sustains the high level of performance that, throughout her distinguished career, has won her numerous literary awards. Miss Welty runs a photofinish with the finest prose artists of her time (Time).
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