Flannery O'Connor





Flannery O'Connor

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born
in Baldwin County, Georgia, The United States
March 25, 1925

died
August 03, 1964

gender
female

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Mary Flannery O’Connor was an American novelist, short-story writer and essayist. O’Connor’s writing often reflected her own Roman Catholic faith, and frequently examined questions of morality and ethics.

Her The Complete Stories received the 1972 National Book Award for Fiction. In a 2009 online poll conducted by the National Book Foundation, the collection was named the best work to have won the National Book Award for fiction in the contest’s 60-year history.

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Average rating: 4.21 · 102,155 ratings · 6,384 reviews · 97 distinct works · Similar authors
The Complete Stories
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 24,394 ratings — published 1971 — 8 editions
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A Good Man is Hard to Find ...
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 22,974 ratings — published 1953 — 42 editions
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Wise Blood
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 15,568 ratings — published 1952 — 47 editions
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Everything That Rises Must ...
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 12,372 ratings — published 1965 — 31 editions
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The Violent Bear it Away
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 5,865 ratings — published 1960 — 29 editions
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Collected Works: Wise Blood...
4.55 of 5 stars 4.55 avg rating — 2,295 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Mystery and Manners: Occasi...
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 2,032 ratings — published 1969 — 13 editions
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A Good Man Is Hard To Find
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 1,731 ratings — published 1955 — 9 editions
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The Habit of Being: Letters...
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4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 1,292 ratings — published 1978 — 11 editions
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3 by Flannery O'Connor: The...
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 1,415 ratings — published 1962 — 14 editions
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More books by Flannery O'Connor…
“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.”
Flannery O'Connor

“She looked at nice young men as if she could smell their stupidity.”
Flannery O'Connor

“Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.”
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