The Optimist's Daughter LP
The Optimist's Daughter is 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. Alone in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past, herself, and her parents.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sarah_Beaudette - LibraryThing
You can see why Ms. Welty is an institution when you read this book. There are so many great quotes, examples of completely true but uniquely conceived observations of life. I'd come back to this book ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CherieDooryard - LibraryThing
My sister insisted I read this because I'd never read any Eudora Welty. I've always meant to, so I agreed. It was a fine book. My sister claims she reads this over and over again. I will not be doing that. Read full review