Rare Audio of Flannery O’Connor…

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…reading “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.” This is the story of the middle-class family on a misadventure wherein they meet the Misfit. The sound is a bit grainy, if that’s the appropriate word for audio, but well worth listening to. I’m not so naive as to think that authors are always the best interpreters of their works, but when it comes to short fiction with substance, and especially when the nature of the fiction is so tied to the author’s milieu and experiences, it’s fruitful to hear an author read (and thus interpret) her own work. If you wish to follow along visually — especially as the audio quality is low — the text is online here. Enjoy!

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