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The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor

 
 
 
 
The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor
Author: Flannery O'Connor
ISBN 13: 9780374521042
ISBN 10: 374521042
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: 1988-08-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 640
List Price: $24.00
 
 

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Special Award

"I have come to think that the true likeness of Flannery O'Connor will be painted by herself, a self-portrait in words, to be found in her letters . . . There she stands, a phoenix risen from her own words: calm, slow, funny, courteous, both modest and very sure of herself, intense, sharply penetrating, devout but never pietistic, downright, occasionally fierce, and honest in a way that restores honor to the word."—Sally Fitzgerald, from the Introduction