My Town

By: Lee, David

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Very Good. Light shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Trade paperback binding. Association Copy: Signed and inscribed by author to Bill Ransom. Bill Ransom was born in Puyallup, Washington, in 1945, and he began full-time employment at the age of eleven as an agricultural worker. He attended Washington State University on track and boxing scholarships, and the University of Puget Sound on a track scholarship. Ransom has published six novels, six poetry collections, numerous short stories and articles. Learning the Ropes (Utah State University Press), a collection of poetry, short fiction and essays, was billed as "a creative autobiography."? His poetry has been nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Frank Herbert, author of the Dune series, was Bill's mentor in the realm of fiction, and they co-authored several science fiction titles together. Ransom was my professor at The Evergreen State College before serving as academic dean for the last of his stint there. We have more of his books available upon request. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.

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Winner, 1995 Western States Book Award. Peopled with some of the most authentically drawn characterizations of rural life since Mark Twain, Lee's is a small town universe--"an aural agrarian saga,"--is filled with hilarity, love, labor, tragicomedy, and compassionate wisdom."It's a speech full of eloquence, pathos, and humor, full of music, full of good sense. I could read it all week."--Hayden Carruth

Title: My Town

Author Name: Lee, David

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: Copper Canyon Press: 1995-08-01

ISBN Number: 1556590741

ISBN Number 13: 9781556590740

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU1042032