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Confessions of a failed southern lady

Florence King

Confessions of a failed southern lady

by Florence King

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Published by Joseph in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • King, Florence.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFlorence King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.I4754Z/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(288)p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16785306M
    ISBN 100718126114
    OCLC/WorldCa12510939

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Since Granny's attempts to raise Mama as a Southern lady fail, she is eager for a second chance to rear a lady when Florence is born about a year.

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The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life.After all, with the outsize Southern worship of femininity, lesbianism ""makes women feels like just plain folks."" King capers through her early exposure to the Southern lady myth, and its flip side--beginning with the courtship of her parents: Mother, given to purple oaths and baseball, and father Herb, a slum Englishman of wisdom and erudition.The data controller is Little, Brown Book Group Limited.

Confessions Of A Failed Southern Lady by Florence King ‘Granny worked so hard at my rearing. She was a frustrated ladysmith and I was her last chance This is the story of my years on her anvil. Whether she succeeded in making a lady out of me is for you to decide, but I will.