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Description - Confessions Of A Failed Southern Lady by Florence King

'Granny worked so hard at my rearing. She was a frustrated ladysmith and I was her last chance...This is the story of my years on her anvil. Whether she succeeded in making a lady out of me is for you to decide, but I will say one thing in my own favour before we begin. No matter which sex I went to bed with, I never smoked on the street.' When Florence King was born, her Granny, a would-be Virginia grande dame, moved in. 'Anybody could have a family,' writes Miss King. 'She wanted a race all to herself.' Granny's dream of raising the perfect Southern belle failed dismally with her own daughter, a chain-smoking, baseball-playing tomboy given to wild expletives. Florence is Granny's last hope...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844081288
ISBN-10: 1844081281
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 131mm x 17mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Florence King

Florence King was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Virginia.

Books By Florence King

Southern Ladies and Gentlemen by Florence King
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Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady by Florence King
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Reflections in a Jaundiced Eye by Florence King
Paperback, February 1990