This story of a young woman's confrontation with death and her past is a poetic study of human relations.
Public Domain (P)2011 Random House Audio
I loved the description of the sewing woman, Miss Berna Longmeyer. Her description tells a deep story about that exact time in the south.
It is always wonderful to hear a story in the author's voice, but this one was exceptional. Her southern soul was on display
My first choice would be Fay, because she would be entertaining, but I wouldn't want to actually spend any time with her. I'd prefer to spend time dining with Juge McKelva
While I am sure there could be more entertaining readers, you just can't beat hearing an author's words read by the author herself. I found it wonderfully fascinating, and Mrs. Welty's deep southern drawl surely helps one imagine this novel.
Like most people I don't like abridged versions of books and avoid them. So I WISH that Eudora Welty had recorded the unabridged version of this book, but to the best of my knowledge she didn't.
That being said, the beauty of the writing and the wonderful narration by the author outweigh any frustration resulting from abridgment. I have owned this recording for 10 - 15 years (first in audio cassettes), and returning to it is always a pleasure. I hear something new each time I listen.
I highly recommend this recording.
Worthy of praise.
Everything after the 117 or after the funeral.
No, she does a wonderful job reading her own material.
Fay, she was viciously ignorant.
Welty reads all but a few sentences in this audiobook herself. Don't be scared off by the
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