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Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Back Bay Books
Publication date March 15, 2010
Pages 448
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780316018999
ISBN-10 0316018996
Dimensions 1.50 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The landscape of American literature was fundamentally changed when Flannery O'Connor stepped onto the scene with her first published book, Wise Blood, in 1952. Her fierce, sometimes comic novels and stories reflected the darkly funny, vibrant, and theologically sophisticated woman who wrote them. Brad Gooch brings to life O'Connor's significant friendships--with Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Hardwick, Walker Percy, and James Dickey among others--and her deeply felt convictions, as expressed in her communications with Thomas Merton, Elizabeth Bishop, and Betty Hester. Hester was famously known as "A" in O'Connor's collected letters, The Habit of Being, and a large cache of correspondence to her from O'Connor was made available to scholars, including Brad Gooch, in 2006. O'Connor's capacity to live fully--despite the chronic disease that eventually confined her to her mother's farm in Georgia--is illuminated in this engaging and authoritative biography.

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Hardcover
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1 edition from Little Brown & Co (February 25, 2009)
9780316000666 | details & prices | 448 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $30.00
About: The landscape of American literature was fundamentally changed when Flannery O'Connor stepped onto the scene with her first published book, Wise Blood, in 1952.
Paperback
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1 edition from Back Bay Books (March 15, 2010)
9780316018999 | details & prices | 448 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $18.00
About: The landscape of American literature was fundamentally changed when Flannery O'Connor stepped onto the scene with her first published book, Wise Blood, in 1952.
Miscellaneous
from Little Brown & Co (February 25, 2009)
9780316040655 | details & prices | List price $9.99

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