Everything That Rises Must Converge Author:Flannery O'Connor Flannery O'Connor lived in and wrote about the South. Her people are seers and sinners from the Bible Belt...respectable pillars of society, authentic eccentrics--driven by visions of hell and salvation. Her humor is slashing; her prose as persuasive as a loaded gun. — Everything That Rises Must Converge is a posthumous volume that ranks Miss... more » O'Connor as a writer who produced, in a tragically short life, some of the most powerful fiction of our time.
With an introduction to Flannery O'Connor's life and work by author and critic Robert Fitzgerald.
Everything That Rises Must Converge won its hardcover publisher, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, the 1965 Thomas More Medal for distinguished literature.« less