Stories, essays & memoir

by Eudora Welty

Hardcover, 1998




New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade by Penguin Putnam, c1998.


"Stories, Essays, and Memoir" contains all of Welty's collected short stories, her first book, "A Curtain of Green and Other Stories" (1941), stories based on her travels, and the ever-popular memoir, "One Writer's Beginnings" (1984).

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LibraryThing member AliceAnna
I liked the earlier stories better. "Petrified Man," "Keela, the Outcast Indian Maiden," "Why I Live at the P.O." and "A Worn Path" in particular from A Curtain of Green. Of the later stories, I liked "June Recital" best. I didn't really get into the essays that much, but her Memoir was very
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interesting. She is simply a brilliant writer even if some of her stories aren't my cup of tea.
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