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Frank O'Connor (born Michael Francis O'Donovan; 17 September – 10 March ) was an Irish writer of over works, best known for his short stories and memoirs. The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award is named in his : Michael Francis O'Donovan, 17 September . Frank Sinatra with his year-old bride Mia Farrow, shown here after their marriage in July, ,(xxxxx) Sinatra married Mia Farrow in The marriage was short-lived, Author: Carl Stoffers. Frank O’Connor was a prolific writer who wrote in nearly every literary published books include poems, translations of Irish poetry, plays, literary criticism, autobiographies, travel. THE STORIES OF FRANK O'CONNOR Unknown Binding – January 1, by FRANK O'CONNOR (Author) Book 1 of 2 in the Stories of Frank O'Connor Series. See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: FRANK O'CONNOR.
-- Denis Donoghue, New York Times Book Review "In almost all the stories in this excellently balanced collection O'Connor's people explode from the page. The nice are here and the nasty: the gentle, the generous, the mean, the absurd, those rich in dignity, those without a shred of t adornment, he simply tells the truth."/5(42). 15 quotes from Frank O'Connor: 'Even if there were only two men left in the world and both of them saints they wouldn't be happy. One them would be bound to try and improve the other. That is the nature of things.', 'No man is as anti-feminist as a really feminine woman.', and 'I was a great believer in hot buttered toast at all hours of the day.'. Apart from a collection of essays which the present writer edited in , Frank O’Connor: Critical Essays, just two other book-length publications on O’Connor have appeared to date. Maurice Wohlgelernter’s Frank O’Connor: An Introduction () contextualises aspects of O’Connor’s work but provides a rather weak analysis. New Windmills: "My Oedipus Complex" and Other Stories (New Windmills) by Frank O'Connor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
Frank O’Connor (born Michael Francis O'Connor O'Donovan) was an Irish author of over works, who was best known for his short stories and memoirs. Raised an only child in Cork, Ireland, to Minnie O'Connor and Michael O'Donovan, his early life was marked by his father's alcoholism, indebtness and ill-treatment of his mother/5. EARLY ON — Frank O'Connor was born Charles Frances O'Connor in Lorain, Ohio on Sept. 22, He was eight years Rand's senior. He was eight years Rand's senior. The couple met in in Hollywood while both were working on the film, "The King of Kings," directed by Cecil B. deMille. Anne Enright joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Frank O’Connor’s “The Masculine Principle,” from a issue of the magazine. Frank O'Connor is regarded as one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, and a master of the short story form. In this definitive compilation of his stories, including "Guests of the Nation," O'Connor explores universal themes of love, loss, and faith through the particulars of the Irish experience, both in Ireland and abroad/5(6).