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Flannery O'Connor

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Everything That Rises Must Converge | Story Summaries


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Everything That Rises Must Converge Recently graduated from college, Julian lives with his mother while he gets himself established. He resents her, althoug... Read More
Greenleaf Mrs. May, a widow who runs a dairy farm, awakens to the sound of a bull eating underneath her bedroom window. The third-... Read More
A View of the Woods Mary Fortune Pitts is the granddaughter of a land-rich 79-year-old man, who hates his son-in-law. When the story opens, ... Read More
The Enduring Chill When Mrs. Fox meets Asbury's train, he is glad "she sees death in his face at once." Asbury believes his mother needs "t... Read More
The Comforts of Home Thomas, a 35-year-old historian who lives with his charitable-minded mother, is enraged at her friendship with a young w... Read More
The Lame Shall Enter First Sheppard, a recreational director and part-time guidance counselor at the reformatory, watches his 10-year-old son, Nort... Read More
Revelation Mrs. Turpin enters a doctor's crowded waiting room, accompanying her mild-mannered husband, Claud Turpin, who has come f... Read More
Parker's Back O.E. Parker's wife is snapping beans on the front porch. The woman is plain, with gray eyes "sharp like the points of tw... Read More
Judgement Day An old man living in New York City against his will, Tanner lives in an apartment with his daughter and her husband. He ... Read More
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