Losing Battles

Losing Battles

by Eudora Welty

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Overview

Three generations of Granny Vaughn's descendants gather at her Mississippi home to celebrate her 90th birthday. Possessed of the true storyteller's gift, the members of this clan cannot resist the temptation to swap tales.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679728825
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/1990
Series: Vintage International Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 760,530
Product dimensions: 5.21(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.99(d)

About the Author

One of America's most admired authors, Eudora Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1909. . She was educated locally and at Mississippi State College for Women, the University of Wisconsin, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. She is the author of, among many other books, One Writer's Beginnings, The Robber Bridegroom, Delta Wedding, The Ponder Heart, Losing Battles, and The Optimist's Daughter which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. She died in 2001.

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

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