A Good Man is Hard to Find

Faber Stories

Flannery O'Connor
AUD $7.99
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Flannery O'Connor's famous fifties story evokes heat and dust, family and feuding, God and grace - and is utterly uncompromising in its brutality.

A family sets out on a road trip in the American South. The grandmother suggests they change course in order to avoid 'The Misfit', an escaped convict who's reportedly heading towards Florida. But when their car turns over in a ditch, who should they flag down for help but the very man whose picture they recognise from the paper ...

Flannery O'Connor's famous fifties story evokes heat and dust, family and feuding, God and grace - and is utterly uncompromising in its brutality.

Author bio:

Flannery O'Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1925. She wrote two novels, Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear It Away (1960), and two story collections, A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1955) and Everything That Rises Must Converge (1964). Her Complete Stories, published posthumously in 1972, won the National Book Award that year, and in a 2009 online poll it was voted as the best book to have won the award in the contest's 60-year history.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780571351817
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Fiction
Pub Date: March 2019
Page Extent: 48
Format: Paperback - A format
Subject: Fiction & related items

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