Flannery O’Connor’s “Everything That Rises Must Converge” Read by Estelle Parsons

Hear Flannery O’Connor‘s story “Everything that Rises Must Converge” read above by Academy Award-winning actress Estelle Parsons, who became known in her later years for playing an overbearing mother like the story’s Mrs. Chestny in the TV sitcom Roseanne. The 1964 story appears in the short story collection that shares the same name. You can find other readings of Flannery O’Connor stories here:

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