The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
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The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor   -     By: Flannery O'Connor

The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor

Farrar, Straus and Giroux / 1971 / Paperback

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The Complete Stories is a collection of thirty-one stories written in Flannery O'Connor's short lifetime. Arranged chronologically, these stories are some of the most powerful and disturbing fiction of the twentieth century. Known for her mix of comedy and tragedy, she was profoundly influenced by her background of being a Catholic in a predominantly Bible-Belt Protestant region. Paperback.

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Title: The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
By: Flannery O'Connor
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 555
Vendor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: 1971
Dimensions: 8.0 X 5.0 (inches)
Weight: 1 pound 2 ounces
ISBN: 0374515360
ISBN-13: 9780374515362
Stock No: WW15360

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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.

Author Bio

Flannery O'Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1925. When she died at the age of thirty-nine, America lost one of its most gifted writers at the height of her powers. O'Connor wrote two novels, Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear It Away (1960), and two story collections, A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1955) and Everything That Rises Must Converge (1964). Her Complete Stories, published posthumously in 1972, won the National Book Award that year, and in a 2009 online poll it was voted as the best book to have won the award in the contest's 60-year history. Her essays were published in Mystery and Manners (1969) and her letters in The Habit of Being (1979). In 1988 the Library of America published her Collected Works; she was the first postwar writer to be so honored. O'Connor was educated at the Georgia State College for Women, studied writing at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and wrote much of Wise Blood at the Yaddo artists' colony in upstate New York. She lived most of her adult life on her family's ancestral farm, Andalusia, outside Milledgeville, Georgia.

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What we lost when she died is bitter. What we have is astonishing: the stories burn brighter than ever, and strike deeper.

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