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Shirley Ann Grau

(b. 1929)


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(1929–),

New Orleans novelist whose works include The Hard Blue Sky (1958), presenting the life of an isolated Louisiana island community; The House on Coliseum Street (1961), set in her native city and treating the sad, loveless experience of a young girl there; The Keepers of the House (1964, Pulitzer Prize), portraying personal and political problems of a Southern family with a background of miscegenation; The Condor Passes (1971), chronicling three generations of a Louisiana family and its corrupt patriarch; and Evidence of Love (1974), about the tortured relations between father, son, and daughter-in-law. The Black Prince (1955) and The Wind Shifting West (1973) collect stories.

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