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Jack London

Writer (January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916)
Nationality: American
Jack London's novels, including the classic The Call of the Wild, became famous for their association with the literary movement of Naturalism. Common themes include the brutality of nature and the struggle to adapt to hostile environments.

A Good Man Is Hard to Find

  • Short story 1955
"A Good Man Is Hard to Find" is one of Flannery O'Connor's most renowned short stories. The story tries to negotiate the complex identities of American Southerners and its violent ending sparks controversy among scholars and readers alike.

Works by O'Connor, Flannery

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