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The marriage of Anna Maye Potts

a novel

by DeWitt Henry

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class women -- Fiction.,
  • Middle-aged women -- Fiction.,
  • Single women -- Fiction.,
  • Alcoholics -- Fiction.,
  • Widowers -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDeWitt Henry.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.E57 M3 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3937396M
    ISBN 101572331399
    LC Control Number2001000822
    OCLC/WorldCa46343465


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A novel of profound and humane realism, The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts tells the story of a year-old Philadelphia woman whose quiet, working-class life is suddenly shaken by the death of her widowed father and by her younger sister’s takeover of the family s: 1.

Get this from a library. The marriage of Anna Maye Potts: a novel. [DeWitt Henry] -- "Story of a thirty-six-year-old Philadelphia woman whose quiet, working-class life is suddenly shaken by the death of her widowed father and by her younger sister's takeover of the family home.

The Marriage of Anna Maye Pottsis his first book of fiction, a debut that well deserves the recognition it received as winner of the Peter Taylor Prize for the Novel. With the very fullness of life, this novel explores the hopes and desires, the tensions and tenuous resolutions, of characters from working class.

The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts (review) The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts (review) Smith, Jack Prairie Schooner tainly sense the gravity, the hypnotic force of this careening ride, this ever-in-flux parlor game. As the book moves toward its end, darkness and menace seep in.

The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts It is the story of a working-class Philadelphia woman whose life is upset by the death of her father and her younger sister's takeover of the family home.

The protagonist is forced out of the house and soon develops an unusual relationship—which becomes a marriage—with an older co-worker. The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts is DeWitt Henry's first published novel and the inaugural winner of the Peter Taylor Prize for the Novel.

While it may seem odd that an award for the novel should be named for a writer known primarily as a master of the short story form, this is in every other respect a work Taylor would applaud.

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Page 10 American Book Review Weights and Measures Jack Smith Author of the prize-winning novel The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts (), editor of several literary anthologies and numerous essays and stories published widely in literary magazines, DeWitt Henry is perhaps best known as the founding editor of Ploughshares.

The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts, University of Tennessee Press, (winner of the Peter Taylor Prize for the Novel) Works edited. Sorrow's Company: Writers on Loss and Grief, Beacon Press, ; Breaking Into Print: Early Stories and Insights Into .