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Good Man Is Hard to Find Faber Stories

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ISBN-10: 0571351816

ISBN-13: 9780571351817

Edition: 2019

Authors: Flannery O'Connor

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Description:

A family sets out on a road trip in the American South. The grandmother suggests they change course in order to avoid "The Misfit", an escaped convict who's reportedly heading towards Florida. But when their car turns over in a ditch, who should they flag down for help but the very man whose picture they recognise from the paper . . . Flannery O'Connor's famous fifties story evokes heat and dust, family and feuding, God and grace - and is utterly uncompromising in its brutality.
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Book details

List price: $4.99
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Faber & Faber, Limited
Publication date: 3/7/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 48
Size: 4.37" wide x 6.30" long x 0.12" tall
Weight: 0.088
Language: English

Flannery O'Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia. She had a quiet, bookish life as a child before attending Georgia State College for Women and going on tot he Writers Workshop at the State University of Iowa, where she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree. Her 1949 dissertation consisted of six short stories, one of which she developed into her first novel, Wise Blood (1952). Wise Blood is the story of a fanatical, wandering preacher who sets out to found a "church of truth without Jesus Christ crucified." The book introduces some of the religious themes that run throughout O'Connor's later work. Her second novel, The Violent Bear It Away (1960), is the story of murder involving a Tennessee…