Stories, essays & memoir

by Eudora Welty

Publisher: Library of America, Publisher: Distributed to the trade by Penguin Putnam in New York

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Subjects:

  • Welty, Eudora, -- 1909- -- Childhood and youth,
  • Welty, Eudora, -- 1909- -- Authorship,
  • Short stories, American -- Women authors,
  • Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction,
  • Mississippi -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 960-976).

StatementEudora Welty.
GenreBiography, Fiction
SeriesLibrary of America -- 102
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 976 p. :
Number of Pages976
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23243399M
ISBN 101883011558
LC Control Number97046691

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