With a new introduction from best-selling author Ann Patchett, the National Book Award–winning story collection that is one of the great works of twentieth-century American literature.
About the Author
EUDORA WELTY (1909-2001) was born in Jackson, Mississippi. In addition to short fiction, Welty wrote novels, novellas, essays, and reviews, and was the winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. ANN PATCHETT is the author of seven novels, The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician’s Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State of Wonder, and Commonwealth, and three works of nonfiction.
Date of Birth:April 13, 1909
Date of Death:July 23, 2001
Place of Birth:Jackson, Mississippi
Place of Death:Jackson, Mississippi
Education:University of Wisconsin