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The Wide Net and Other Stories

The Wide Net and Other Stories

by Eudora Welty
     
 

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These eight stories reveal the singular imaginative power of one of America's most admired writers. Set in the Old Natchez Trace region, the stories dip in and out of history and range from virgin wilderness to a bar in New Orleans. In each story, Miss Welty sustains the high level of performance that, throughout her distinguished career, has won her numerous literary

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These eight stories reveal the singular imaginative power of one of America's most admired writers. Set in the Old Natchez Trace region, the stories dip in and out of history and range from virgin wilderness to a bar in New Orleans. In each story, Miss Welty sustains the high level of performance that, throughout her distinguished career, has won her numerous literary awards. "Miss Welty runs a photofinish with the finest prose artists of her time" (Time).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547636917
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/20/1974
Sold by:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
421,830
File size:
159 KB

Meet the Author

EUDORA WELTY (1909-2001) was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and attended the Mississippi State College for Women, the University of Wisconsin, and Columbia University (where she studied advertising). In addition to short fiction, Welty wrote novels, novellas, essays, and reviews, and was the winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
April 13, 1909
Date of Death:
July 23, 2001
Place of Birth:
Jackson, Mississippi
Place of Death:
Jackson, Mississippi
Education:
University of Wisconsin

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