TITLE/AUTHOR: Everything That Rises Must Converge; Flannery O'Connor
PUBLISHER: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
YEAR PUBLISHED: 1965
GENRE: Fiction / Literary / Short Stories
FORMAT: Trade Paperback LENGTH: 269 pp
SOURCE: My shelves
SETTING(s): US, (New South)
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: A short story collection that might shock you as well as make you smile with some hot topics like race, faith and morality.
"Will you for God's sake get off that subject?" Julian said. When he got on a bus by himself, he made it a point to sit by a Negro, in reparation as it was for his mother's sins.
"Mrs. May winced. She thought the word Jesus should be kept inside the church building like other words inside the bedroom."
"She was a good Christian woman with a large respect for religion, though she did not, of course, believe any of it was true."