A Good Hard Look: A Novel

A Good Hard Look: A Novel

Ann Napolitano


Forced via sickness to depart in the back of a winning existence as a author in big apple, Flannery O’Connor has lower back to her family members farm in Milledgeville, Georgia. She wishes a quiet, solitary lifestyles, yet her mom, Regina, drags Flannery to the marriage of a kin friend.

The embodiment of southern womanhood, Cookie Himmel is Flannery’s antithesis and has again from her time in big apple to marry wealthy fiancé, Melvin Whiteson. Lona Waters, a dutiful housewife, is employed via Cookie to aid create an ideal domestic, but if she is given a chance to recollect what it sounds like to be really alive, and he or she seizes it with either hands.

In the process one tragic afternoon, those characters needs to take a very good difficult examine the alternatives they've got made and withstand O’Connor’s statement that “the fact doesn't switch in accordance with our skill to belly it.”

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