A Good Hard Look: A Novel of Flannery O'Connor - download pdf or read online

By Ann Napolitano

ISBN-10: 0143121154

ISBN-13: 9780143121152

ISBN-10: 1456123424

ISBN-13: 9781456123420

ISBN-10: 1594202923

ISBN-13: 9781594202926

In Flannery O'Connor's native land of Milledgeville, Georgia, reckless relationships result in a tragedy that ceaselessly alters town and the writer herself.

Crippled through lupus at twenty-five, celebrated writer Flannery O'Connor used to be compelled to depart ny urban and go back domestic to Andalusia, her kin farm in Milledgeville, Georgia. Years later, as Flannery is completing a unique and tending to her menagerie of peacocks, her mom drags her to the marriage of a family members buddy.

Cookie Himmel embodies each aspect of Southern womanhood that Flannery lacks: she is respected for her attractiveness and beauty; she is on the helm of each girls' association on the town; and she or he has back from her time in ny with a wealthy fiancé, Melvin Whiteson. Melvin has come to Milledgeville to start a brand new bankruptcy in his existence, however it isn't until eventually he meets Flannery that he begins to take a superb not easy examine the alternatives he has made. regardless of the restrictions of her sickness, Flannery seems extra alive than people, and Melvin is interested in her like a moth to a candle flame.

Melvin isn't the purely individual in Milledgeville who starts off to suppose that lifestyles is passing him by means of. Lona Waters, the dutiful spouse of a neighborhood policeman, is employed through Cookie to aid create an ideal domestic. As Lona spends her days stitching curtains, she is given a chance to recollect what it appears like to be really alive, and she or he seizes it with either arms.

Heartbreakingly appealing and inescapably human, those usual and awesome humans chart their very own classes via lifestyles. within the aftermath of 1 tragic afternoon, they're all pressured to examine themselves and stand up to Flannery's statement that "the fact doesn't switch in response to our skill to abdominal it."

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