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Seldom Disappointed: A Memoirby Tony Hillerman
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This is a splendid memoir, an affectionate and unvarnished recollection of the life of one of America's best-loved writers today. Beginning with his upbringing in Depression-era Oklahoma, this book spans Hillerman's tour of duty in France in World War II, his newspaper career, and his now legendary entry into publishing. Photo inserts.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -341).
In this affectionate and unvarnished recollection of his past, Tony Hillerman looks at seventy-six years spent getting from hard-times farm boy to bestselling author. Using the gifts of a talented novelist and reporter, Hillerman draws brilliant portrait not just of his life, but of the world around him.
About the Author
Tony Hillerman was the former president of the Mystery Writers of America and received its Edgar® and Grand Master awards. His other honors include the Center for the American Indians Ambassador Award, the Silver Spur Award for the best novel set in the West, and the Navajo Tribes Special Friend Award. He lived with his wife in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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