Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories

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Harper & Row, 1973 - United States - 192 pages
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From the author of "Souls Raised from the Dead" and winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award comes a collection of stories that showcases Betts at the top of her form: compassionate, witty, and unforgettable.

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User Review  - bhowell - LibraryThing

I am amazed that very few American readers seem to know of or read Doris Betts. She is a magnificent American writer of the south, earlier in the 20th century. These stories are wonderful. I have to ... Read full review

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Is it trite to say that this collection of stories made me laugh, made me uncomfortable, and made me cry? It did all of those things and more. Read full review

Contents

The Ugliest Pilgrim
1
Hitchhiker
30
The MotherinLaw
38
Copyright

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About the author (1973)

Doris Betts has published eight works of fiction, including "Heading West, Souls Raised from the Dead, " and "The Sharp Teeth of Love." The recipient of numerous awards for her writing, she is Alumni Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina and lives with her husband on a farm near Chapel Hill.

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