1. Who writes the introduction for the book and what does she find so intriguing about the letters?
Sally Fitzgerald provides an introduction and states that she knows the author personally. Fitzgerald also provides a brief summary of Flannery's life, and also describes the delight and mystery that some of the letters contained in the book were written when Flannery was a young girl and had written them within the secrecy of her diaries.
2. The writings will show Flannery's growth in what areas of her life?
The writings in the book contain knowledge and awareness of her development as a writer, as a woman, and as a thinker.
3. What is the purpose of the Editorial Note?
In the Editorial Note, Fitzgerald expresses great appreciation to a number of people who have made this book possible and available to people.
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