Eudora Welty

Finalist, 1984 National Book Awards
Winner, 1983 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1981 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1973 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1971 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1956 National Book Awards

One of America’s most admired authors, Eudora Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1909. She was educated locally and at Mississippi State College for Women, the University of Wisconsin, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. She is the author of, among many other books, One Writer’s Beginnings, The Robber Bridegroom, Delta Wedding, The Ponder Heart, Losing Battles, and The Optimist’s Daughter which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. She died in 2001.
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The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty

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ISBN 9780156189217 Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

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Losing Battles

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ISBN 9780679728825 Random House
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The Bride of Innisfallen

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ISBN 9780891905158 Amereon Limited

The seven stories, focused largely on female characters, elaborate upon tenuous relationships of the heart in a difficult world and upon the importance of place; they share a more experimental, allusive style than the rest of her work. More about this book >

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Eudora Welty

One of America’s most admired authors, Eudora Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1909. She was educated locally and at Mississippi State College for Women, the University of Wisconsin, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. She is the author of, among many other books, One Writer’s Beginnings, The Robber Bridegroom, Delta Wedding, The Ponder Heart, Losing Battles, and The Optimist’s Daughter which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. She died in 2001.

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