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Ryan

Ottawa, IL, United States | Member Since 2008

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  • The Optimist's Daughter

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Eudora Welty
    • Narrated By Eudora Welty
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (15)
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    (13)
    Story
    (13)

    This story of a young woman's confrontation with death and her past is a poetic study of human relations.

    Teresa says: "Beautiful writing"
    "Barely Abridged"
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    If you could sum up The Optimist's Daughter in three words, what would they be?

    Worthy of praise.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Optimist's Daughter?

    Everything after the 117 or after the funeral.


    Have you listened to any of Eudora Welty’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, she does a wonderful job reading her own material.


    Who was the most memorable character of The Optimist's Daughter and why?

    Fay, she was viciously ignorant.


    Any additional comments?

    Welty reads all but a few sentences in this audiobook herself. Don't be scared off by the

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