Why I Live at the P.O. Summary
Eudora Welty

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Why I Live at the P.O. Summary

Eudora Welty's "Why I Live at the P.O." was inspired by a lady ironing in the back room of a small rural post office who Welty glimpsed while working as publicity photographer in the mid-1930s. Wetly had just started to write, and the story, which appeared in Atlantic magazine in 1941, was among the first she published. It was also included in her first collection of short stories, A Curtain of Green...

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