Did Mizzou Inspire Tennessee Williams' Long-Lost Story About Drunken Sex in College?

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Tennessee Williams.
After 80 years in obscurity, Tennessee Williams' short story "Crazy Night" is finally available to the bookworms of the world.

And literary experts say the story about a college freshman's feelings for an older girl on a night of drunkenness, desperation and "sexual skirmish" could be a fictionalized account based on Williams' time at the University of Missouri, especially his brief relationship dating Anna Jean O'Donnell.

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St. Louis Author's New Novel Sets Teen's Story of Identity, Family in Webster, South Grand

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Jessie Weinberg
Amy Spalding
Need a holiday gift idea for a teenage girl that's not princess-themed?

Franklin County native Amy Spalding comes to St. Louis from her home in Los Angeles this week to sign and read from her new young-adult novel set in Webster Groves, South Grand and the Loop.

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