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A Family's Affairs
This rich, leisurely tale chronicles the lives of three generations in the family of Kate Anderson, a young, genteel southern widow residing in the small Mississippi town of Homochitto. An intimate examination of the significance of family, this novel, Douglas' first, is a statement of how people survive crises not only through their own courage but also through the suppor ...more
Paperback, 442 pages
Published April 1st 1997 by Louisiana State University Press
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Ellen Douglas is the pseudonym for Josephine Haxton, whose family roots extend back to the earliest settlements in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Her fiction has won many prizes, including the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship, the Hillsdale Prize for Fiction from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award.More about Ellen Douglas...