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The Optimist's Daughter


The people of Mount Salus, Mississippi always felt good about Judge McKelva. He was a quiet, solid reassuring figure, just as a judge should be. Then, ten years after his first wife's death, he marries the frivolous young Wanda Fay. No-one can understand his action, not least his beloved daughter, Laurel, who finds it hard to accept the new bride. It is only some years later, when circumstance brings her back to her childhood home, that Laurel stirs old memories and comes to understand the peculiarities of her upbringing ...

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The Optimist's Daughter
2000, PerfectBound, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060955878

Harperlargeprin edition Large type / large print

Trade paperback

The Optimist's Daughter
1990, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679728832

Trade paperback

The Optimist's Daughter
1984, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780860683759

Mass-market paperback

The Optimist's Daughter
1973, Deutsch, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780233964317


Optimists Daughter
1972, Random House (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780394480176


The Optimist's Daughter
1972, Amereon Limited, Mattituck, New York

ISBN-13: 9780848806606


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