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The optimist's daughter

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IL: UG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
880L
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This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel tells the story of Laurel McKelva Hand, a young woman who has left the South and returns, years later, to New Orleans, where her father is dying. After his death, she and her silly young stepmother go back still farther, to the small Mississippi town where she grew up. Along in the old house, Laurel finally comes to an understanding of the past, herself, and her parents.
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9780679728832
9780394480176
9780394480183
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.6, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
880L
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1990
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ils:.b10472642BookBooks[1st ed.]EnglishRandom House, [1972]180 p. ; 22 cm.
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seriesVintage International
subject_facetDomestic fiction
Fathers -- Death -- Fiction
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Fiction
Mississippi -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Reminiscing -- Fiction
Reunions -- Fiction
Women -- Mississippi -- Fiction
title_displayThe optimist's daughter
title_fullThe optimist's daughter / Eudora Welty
The optimist's daughter Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.
title_shortThe optimist's daughter
topic_facetDeath
Fathers
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Reminiscing
Reunions
Women