"Caroline Gordon belongs in that group of Southern women who have been enriching our literature uniquely in this century." Robert Penn Warren
"Finishing these stories, one is like a gratified traveler who remembers vividly where he's been and longs to return. Caroline Gordon stands in the tradition of our most prized southern writers. She preserves our heritage." -- Newsday
About the Author
Caroline Gordon (1895-1981), a native of Kentucky, began her literary career in the 1920’s after her marriage to poet Allen Tate. In 1929 her first story appeared. In 1931 her first novel, Penhally
, was published. This was followed by three volumes of short fiction and eight more novels.