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Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories

(1973)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Back in print at last, the nine beautifully crafted tales in Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories display Doris Betts at the top of her form: compassionate, witty, and unforgettable.
"The Ugliest Pilgrim" takes you into the adventures and into the heart of a disfigured young woman who has run away from her life in search of a better one. This award-winning story is the basis for the musical Violet, which won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. In "Hitchhiker," a wary secretary hitches a ride in a boat with a man hell-bent on saving fish; instead he saves her from the river -- and herself. And in the title story, Betts brilliantly captures the inner life of a teacher and writer struggling to control her classroom, her household, and her life.

    

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Hardback Editions

October 1973 : USA Hardback
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Title: Beasts of the southern wild and other stories
Author(s): Doris Betts
ISBN: 0-06-010321-3 / 978-0-06-010321-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper & Row
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Paperback Editions

May 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories
Author(s): Doris Betts
ISBN: 0-684-83805-2 / 978-0-684-83805-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Touchstone
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