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A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor

By Flannery O'Connor

The gathering that validated O’Connor’s popularity as one of many American masters of the quick tale. the amount includes the distinguished identify tale, a story of the murderous fugitive The Misfit, in addition to “The Displaced Person” and 8 different tales.

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Michael is working in his new office over the weekend when an old friend from Drake & Sweeney stops by. Michael confesses to having the file, adding that information in it will make Drake & Sweeney look bad The Street Lawyer 23 if he takes it public. The friend tries to negotiate peace, but Michael says, “It’s too late. People are dead” (143). With Mordecai’s support, Michael continues to collect evidence about Drake & Sweeney’s involvement in the evictions of DeVon Hardy and Lontae Burton. To that end, they visit a soup kitchen, where they locate another person who was evicted along with Hardy and Burton.

Which contains even more proof of Drake & Sweeney’s illegal actions. Just after escaping the office with the file, Michael is involved in an automobile accident when a drug bust goes awry, and a Jaguar collides with his Lexus, a vestige of his former life. Michael awakens in the hospital, suddenly aware that the file he has stolen is still in his wrecked car, wherever it might be. Mordecai eventually finds Michael’s car at a police impoundment lot, and Michael retrieves the file. Michael is working in his new office over the weekend when an old friend from Drake & Sweeney stops by.

Soon Mordecai offers Michael full partnership in the law clinic, something that Drake & Sweeney has yet to do. Making Michael’s decision easier, an envelope mysteriously appears on his desk at Drake & Sweeney. In it is incontrovertible evidence that the firm not only mishandled the eviction of DeVon Hardy, but also is responsible for evicting Lontae Burton and her children from a place called RiverOaks. In response, Michael resigns from Drake & Sweeney. Returning to his old office one more time, Michael discovers that someone has deposited another file on his desk.

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