The horrible stepmother in The Optimist’s Daughter, by Eudora Welty

In this last script from the appalling fictional women podcasts, I’m in New Orleans, watching an old man die. Shortly after that, I’m in Mississippi, watching his daughter Laurel empty the private room where her dead mother’s things were kept in her childhood home, before her appalling step-mother sells the house with everything in it that Laurel … Continue reading The horrible stepmother in The Optimist’s Daughter, by Eudora Welty

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