The Complete Stories

O'Connor, Flannery (Book - 1971)
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The Complete Stories

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Winner of the National Book Award The publication of this extraordinary volume firmly established Flannery O'Connor's monumental contribution to American fiction. There are thirty-one stories here in all, including twelve that do not appear in the only two story collections O'Connor put together in her short lifetime-- Everything That Rises Must Converge and A Good Man Is Hard to Find . O'Connor published her first story, "The Geranium," in 1946, while she was working on her master's degree at the University of Iowa. Arranged chronologically, this collection shows that her last story, "Judgement Day"--sent to her publisher shortly before her death--is a brilliantly rewritten and transfigured version of "The Geranium." Taken together, these stories reveal a lively, penetrating talent that has given us some of the most powerful and disturbing fiction of the twentieth century. Also included is an introduction by O'Connor's longtime editor and friend, Robert Giroux.
Authors: O'Connor, Flannery
Uniform Title: Short stories
Title: The complete stories
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c1971
Characteristics: xvii, 555 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Flannery O'Connor
Contents: The geranium
The barber
The crop
The turkey
The train
The peeler
The heart of the park
A stroke of good fortune
Enoch and the gorilla
A good man is hard to find
A late encounter with the enemy
The life you save may be your own
The river
A circle in the fire
The displaced person
A temple of the Holy Ghost
The artificial nigger
Good country people
You can't be any poorer than dead
A view of the woods
The enduring chill
The comforts of home
Everything that rises must converge
The partridge festival
The lame shall enter first
Why do the heathen rage?
Parker's back
Judgement day
ISBN: 9780374515362
Branch Call Number: FICTION OCONNOR
Subject Headings: Short stories American
Topical Term: Short stories
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