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
Eudora Welty wrote novels, novellas, and reviews over the course of her long career, but the heart and soul of her literary vision lay with the short story, and her National Book Award–winning Collected Stories, written when it
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author takes a classic fairy tale and turns it into a novel set along the eighteenth-century frontier of the Natchez Trace.
In the clammy forests of Louisiana, somewhere between New Orleans and the muddy Mississippi River, the berry-stained bandit of the woods, Jamie Lockhart, saves the life of a gullible planter. In reward, Jamie is given shelter—only to kidnap the planter's lovely young daughter,
These two classic novels by the Pulitzer Prize winning author depict 20th century Southern life "with infinite finesse" (The Christian Science Monitor).
Set in 1923, Eudora Welty's first novel, The Delta Wedding, centers around the Fairchild family and their preparations for a wedding at their Mississippi plantation. Drama leads to drama, and the result is a surprising portrait of a large and clamorous Southern