SIGNED by author Eudora Welty on page 3 where her interview begins. Fine in fine dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages; Signed by Contributor 0-87805-155-4. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Mississippi Writers Talking. Interviews With...
Publication Date: 1982
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing.
Book Description Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, July 1983., 1983. Second printing (first published June 1982). xiv, 190 pages. Paperback; H 21.5cm x L 12cm. Red stiff paper covers rubbed. A very good copy. With Foreword by Charlotte Capers, Introduction by John Griffin Jones, and b/w photographs. Sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Features intriguing interviews with five Mississippi writers including Eudora Welty (pages 2-35), Shelby Foote (pages 36-92), Elizabeth Spencer, Barry Hannah, and Beth Henley. Eudora Welty (1909- 2001) won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her novel "The Optimist's Daughter" and Beth Henley won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play "Crimes of the Heart." Barry Hannah won the William Faulkner Prize for his debut novel "Geronimo Rex." Elizabeth Spencer is a five-time winner of the O. Henry Award for her short fiction. Shelby Foote (1916-2005) was a novelist and historian best known for his three volume "The Civil War: A Narrative." ISBN 0878051546. Seller Inventory # D17-1713
Book Description University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, 1982. Hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Small octavo. 5.25 x 8.75 in. xii; 190 pp. Review copy with publisher's dated slip. Signed by Eudora Welty and Barry Hannah on the title page. Fine in original buff cloth with a touch of rubbing to the spine lettering, and near fine dust jacket, lightly worn at the edges. Seller Inventory # 28115