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Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady Summary
Florence King

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Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady Summary

Plot Summary

"Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady" by Florence King is a memoir about King's years with her grandmother who attempts to rear her as a Southern lady. King is academically gifted in her youth and much of her story details her struggle to balance her education with the behavior expected of a lady. "Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady" is an extremely entertaining and at times, comical relation of King's formative years which details the influences that created King as a woman and a writer.

Since Granny's attempts to raise Mama as a Southern lady fail, she is eager for a second chance to rear a lady when Florence is born about a year after Mama marries Herb, so she moves in with them. Granny attempts to train Florence to become a lady while Herb educates her. When the family takes a vacation to Colonial Beach, Evelyn causes...

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