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The Resource The optimist's daughter, Eudora Welty

The optimist's daughter, Eudora Welty

Label
The optimist's daughter
Title
The optimist's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Eudora Welty
Title variation
optimists daughter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Summary
Laurel Hand is forced to face her Southern past when she returns to Mississippi for her father's funeral
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1973.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1973.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
061631
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-2001
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Welty, Eudora
Dewey number
813.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage international
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  • Women
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Fathers
  • Reminiscing
  • Reunions
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
The optimist's daughter, Eudora Welty
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000011078458
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
180 pages
Isbn
9780679728832
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)22282924
Label
The optimist's daughter, Eudora Welty
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000011078458
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
180 pages
Isbn
9780679728832
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)22282924

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