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  • The Optimist's Daughterby Eudora Welty

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95

    This Pulitzer Prize–winning novel tells 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. Along in the old house, Laurel finally comes to... more...

  • Losing Battlesby Eudora Welty

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    Three generations of Granny Vaughn's descendants gather at her Mississippi home to celebrate her 90th birthday. Possessed of the true storyteller's gift, the members of this clan cannot resist the temptation to swap tales. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • On Writingby Eudora Welty

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    Eudora Welty was one of the twentieth century’s greatest literary figures. For as long as students have been studying her fiction as literature, writers have been looking to her to answer the profound questions of what makes a story good, a novel successful, a writer an artist. On Writing presents the answers in seven concise chapters discussing... more...

  • Moon Lakeby Eudora Welty

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 4.21

    '"Watch out for the mosquitoes," they called to one another, lyrically because warning wasn't any use anyway, as they walked out of their kimonos and dropped them like the petals of one big scattered flower on the bank behind them, and exposing themselves felt in a hundred places at once the little pangs.' Moon Lake is the story of a summer camp... more...

  • Bride of the Innisfallen & Other Storiesby Eudora Welty

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; Not Available

    This collection combines stories set in Welty's special province, the rural South, with stories having a European locale. This gives a wider range to her fiction and demonstrates the remarkable talent of one of the finest short-story writers of our time. "Humorous, piquant, graceful" (Louis D. Rubin, Jr., Sewanee Review). more...

  • The Golden Applesby Eudora Welty

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.09

    First published in 1949, THE GOLDEN APPLES is an acutely observed, richly atmospheric portrayal of small town life in Morgana, Mississippi. There's Snowdie, who has to bring up her twin boys alone after her husband, King Maclain, disappears one day, discarding his hat on the banks of the Big Black. There's Loch Morrison, convalescing with malaria,... more...

  • The Ponder Heartby Eudora Welty

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1967; US$ 12.99

    “ A wonderful tragicomedy” of a Mississippi family, a vast inheritance, and an impulsive heir, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Delta Wedding ( The New York Times ). Daniel Ponder is the amiable heir to the wealthiest family in Clay County, Mississippi. To friends and strangers, he’s also the most generous, having given away heirlooms,... more...

  • A Curtain of Greenby Eudora Welty

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1991; US$ 17.99

    The debut short fiction collection from the Pulitzer Prize–winning Southern author: “A fine writer and a distinguished book” ( The New Yorker ).   When A Curtain of Green was published, it immediately established an unknown young writer from Mississippi as a uniquely original literary voice and a great American author. In her now-famous introduction... more...

  • The Robber Bridegroomby Eudora Welty

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1978; US$ 13.99

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author takes a classic fairy tale and turns it into a novel set along the eighteenth-century frontier of the Natchez Trace.   In the clammy forests of Louisiana, somewhere between New Orleans and the muddy Mississippi River, the berry-stained bandit of the woods, Jamie Lockhart, saves the life of a gullible planter.... more...

  • The Golden Applesby Eudora Welty

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1956; US$ 17.99

    This collection of short stories of the Mississippi Delta by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author is “a work of art” ( The New York Times Book Review ).   Here in Morgana, Mississippi, the young dream of other places; the old can tell you every name on every stone in the cemetery on the town’s edge; and cuckolded husbands and love-starved piano teachers... more...