( 1925–64), US novelist and short-story writer; full name Mary Flannery O’Connor. Her short stories are notable for their dark humor and grotesque characters and are published in collections such as A Good Man Is Hard to Find, and Other Stories (1955). Notable novels: Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear It Away (1960).
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