Memories of a Southern Woman of Letters

Memories of a Southern Woman of Letters

by Grace King
     
 

In this enchanting memoir of her life in New Orleans, Grace King depicts a world that few can imagine. From the Civil War to the Great Depression, she records the crises and changes in Crescent City society, as well as her own development as a writer. Within these pages we chance a glimpse at a portrait of a woman who went through war and its aftermath and later

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Overview

In this enchanting memoir of her life in New Orleans, Grace King depicts a world that few can imagine. From the Civil War to the Great Depression, she records the crises and changes in Crescent City society, as well as her own development as a writer. Within these pages we chance a glimpse at a portrait of a woman who went through war and its aftermath and later assumed the role of independent woman and sole breadwinner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589800656
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Grace King (1852-1932) was the acclaimed author of Balcony Stories; New Orleans, the Place and the People; Creole Families of New Orleans; and many other works. For almost fifty years, she reigned over a literary salon that included local writers, like M. E. M. Davis, Dorothy Dix, and Pearl Rivers, as well as national figures, such as Thomas Nelson Page, Charles Dudley White, and Mark Twain. Grace King of New Orleans, edited by Robert Bush, is also available from Pelican.

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