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The Optimist's Daughter

Eudora Welty

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel tells 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. Along in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past, herself, and her parents.

Language:

English

Length:

4h


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:10


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:09


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:54


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

09:43


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:13


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:05


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:31


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:38


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:35


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:03


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

09:49


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:21


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:17


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:15


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

09:10


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:58


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:42


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:55


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:19


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:46


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

09:40


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:54


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:52


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:40


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

00:08