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  • 20th century,  General Fiction,  Southern

    The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty

    Some years ago I decided my thing was Southern literature. I had never read anything by a Southern author, but the setting and the history were interesting enough to me to take for granted I would love Southern literature. After some research, I decided Eudora Welty (whose work as a photographer produced the image on the banner) was the perfect author to start reading about the South, from a Southern perspective. My choice was The Optimist’s Daughter. I structure this review because I did not want to leave anything important behind. Buy at Book Depository: The people of Mount Salus, Mississippi always felt good about Judge McKelva. He was a…