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Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger

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ISBN-10: 1616200499

ISBN-13: 9781616200497

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lee Smith

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A celebrated novelist, Lee Smith is likewise recognized as a master of the short story and has been compared with such luminaries as Katherine Ann Porter, Eudora Welty, and Flannery O Connor. Now she collects fourteen stories seven brand-new ones along with seven favorites from her three earlier collections. The result? A book of dazzling richness. Famous for unmistakable voices and a craft so strong and sure it seems effortless, Lee Smith s stories strike dead center at the turning points of her characters lives. Here those characters range from an eight-year-old boy obsessed with vocabulary words to a young bride who has married "way up" to Mrs. Darcy herself, an older woman making it…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date: 5/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.792

Lee Smith is a novelist, short story writer, and educator. She was born in 1944 in Grundy, Virginia. Smith attended Hollins College in Roanoke, Virginia. In her senior year at Hollins, Smith entered a Book-of-the-Month Club contest, submitting a draft of a novel called The Last Day the Dog Bushes Bloomed. The book, one of 12 entries to receive a fellowship, was published in 1968. Smith wrote reviews for local papers and continued to write short stories. Smith received O. Henry Awards in 1978 and 1980 and in 1981, her first collection of short stories, Cakewalk, was published. Smith taught at North Carolina State University. Her novel, Oral History, published in 1983, was a Book-of-the-Month…