By Flannery O'Connor

Winner of the nationwide booklet Award

The booklet of this amazing quantity firmly validated Flannery O'Connor's enormous contribution to American fiction. There are thirty-one tales right here in all, together with twelve that don't look within the simply tale collections O'Connor prepare in her brief lifetime--Everything That Rises needs to Converge and A solid guy is tough to Find.

O'Connor released her first tale, "The Geranium," in 1946, whereas she was once engaged on her master's measure on the collage of Iowa. prepared chronologically, this assortment exhibits that her final tale, "Judgement Day"--sent to her writer presently earlier than her death―is a brilliantly rewritten and transfigured model of "The Geranium." Taken jointly, those tales exhibit a full of life, penetrating expertise that has given us the most strong and irritating fiction of the 20th century. additionally incorporated is an creation via O'Connor's longtime editor and buddy, Robert Giroux.

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