A Curtain of Green, and Other Stories

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1979 - Fiction - 289 pages
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This is the first collection of Welty’s stories, originally published in 1941. It includes such classics as “A Worn Path,” “Petrified Man,” “Why I Live at the P.O.,” and “Death of a Traveling Salesman.” The historic Introduction by Katherine Anne Porter brought Welty to the attention of the american reading public.
 

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I read this early collection of Welty's short stories for the American Author Challenge this month. Even though these are some of her early stories, Welty is a gifted writer. In many cases, I found ... Read full review

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Rating: 4.25* of five The Book Description: In her now-famous introduction to this first collection by a then-unknown young writer from Mississippi named Eudora Welty, Katherine Anne Porter wrote that ... Read full review

Contents

LILY DAW AND THE THREE LADIES
5
A PIECE OF NEWS
21
PETRIFIED MAN
32
THE KEY
56
KEELA THE OUTCAST INDIAN MAIDEN
74
LIVE AT THE P O
89
THE WHISTLE
111
THE HITCHHIKERS
121
CLYTIE
158
OLD MR MARBLEHALL
179
FLOWERS FOR MARJORIE
192
A VISIT OF CHARITY
220
DEATH OF A TRAVELING SALESMAN 2 31
233
POWERHOUSE
254
A WORN PATH
275
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A MEMORY
147

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EUDORA WELTY (1909-2001) was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and attended the Mississippi State College for Women, the University of Wisconsin, and Columbia University (where she studied advertising). In addition to short fiction, Welty wrote novels, novellas, essays, and reviews, and was the winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

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