Confessions of A Failed Southern Lady

Confessions of A Failed Southern Lady

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Baker & Taylor
The author humorously recounts her life growing up in the South, and comments on southern men, women, and traditions

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Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady is Florence King's classic memoir of her upbringing in an eccentric Southern family, told with all the uproarious wit and gusto that has made her one of the most admired writers in the country. Florence may have been a disappointment to her Granny, whose dream of rearing a Perfect Southern Lady would never be quite fulfilled. But after all, as Florence reminds us, "no matter which sex I went to bed with, I never smoked on the street."

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press
Copyright Date: ©1990
ISBN: 9781466816268
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor
Bib Control Number: 93853


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Jenerallyhappy Feb 10, 2016

It was a quick read. It had it's moments and was an enjoyable read.

JeremiahSutherland Oct 31, 2012

A memoir that probably contains a certain amount of exaggeration. Nevertheless, the author amusingly recounts the efforts of her snobbish grandmother to turn her into a lady. She goes on to describe the years she spent at university as well as unhesitatingly relating her efforts to have sex.


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