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The Optimist's Daughter

by Eudora Welty
Eudora Welty

Audiobook
This Pulitzer Prize–winning novel tells the story of Laurel McKelva Hand, a young woman who has left the South and returns, years later, to New Orleans, where her father is dying. After his death, she and her silly young stepmother go back still farther, to the small Mississippi town where she grew up. Along in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past, herself, and her parents.

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Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Edition: Abridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780307941442
  • File size: 114944 KB
  • Release date: April 19, 2011
  • Duration: 03:59:25

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780307941442
  • File size: 114944 KB
  • Release date: April 19, 2011
  • Duration: 03:59:25
  • Number of parts: 4


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English

This Pulitzer Prize–winning novel tells the story of Laurel McKelva Hand, a young woman who has left the South and returns, years later, to New Orleans, where her father is dying. After his death, she and her silly young stepmother go back still farther, to the small Mississippi town where she grew up. Along in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past, herself, and her parents.

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