Coverart for item
The Resource Seldom disappointed : a memoir, Tony Hillerman

Seldom disappointed : a memoir, Tony Hillerman

Label
Seldom disappointed : a memoir
Title
Seldom disappointed
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Tony Hillerman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The celebrated author of mystery stories set in the American Southwest offers a memoir that touches on family, war, the Depression, and the life of a writer
Summary
Starting with his childhood in Oklahoma during the Great Depression, Hillerman's memoir covers a remarkable 76 years. It follows his military service in World War II to his success as an author
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, 2001.
  • Anthony Award for Best Critical/Nonfiction, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155875
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.I45
LC item number
Z474 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Seldom disappointed : a memoir, Tony Hillerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-341)
Contents
  • The Sentimental Journey
  • At Last, the Real War
  • Crossing the Vosges
  • How to Get a Bronze Star Without Knowing Why
  • Life in the Mertzwiller Convent
  • The Worst (of Course) Winter Ever
  • Halls of Ivy
  • Now the Good Life Begins!
  • Death Watch at the Morning Press
  • Life in the City Different
  • Papa's Melon--and What Happened Next
  • Stranger in the Ivory Tower
  • Janet, Tony, Monica, Steve, and, Finally, Dan
  • Inside the Ivory Tower
  • Doer of Undignified Deeds
  • Crazy Bus vs. the Organization
  • The FAQs
  • Life Among the Flower Children
  • Back to the Dineh
  • That Detour to Zuni
  • Breakout Book
  • Preparing for War
  • Finally Finding Moon
  • El Fin
  • Boy to Man
  • The Second House
  • Considered Educable
  • Mama
  • The Adventure
  • Charley Company
Control code
1985770
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 341 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060194451
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2001024160
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46422133
  • (OCoLC)46422133
Label
Seldom disappointed : a memoir, Tony Hillerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [332]-341)
Contents
  • The Sentimental Journey
  • At Last, the Real War
  • Crossing the Vosges
  • How to Get a Bronze Star Without Knowing Why
  • Life in the Mertzwiller Convent
  • The Worst (of Course) Winter Ever
  • Halls of Ivy
  • Now the Good Life Begins!
  • Death Watch at the Morning Press
  • Life in the City Different
  • Papa's Melon--and What Happened Next
  • Stranger in the Ivory Tower
  • Janet, Tony, Monica, Steve, and, Finally, Dan
  • Inside the Ivory Tower
  • Doer of Undignified Deeds
  • Crazy Bus vs. the Organization
  • The FAQs
  • Life Among the Flower Children
  • Back to the Dineh
  • That Detour to Zuni
  • Breakout Book
  • Preparing for War
  • Finally Finding Moon
  • El Fin
  • Boy to Man
  • The Second House
  • Considered Educable
  • Mama
  • The Adventure
  • Charley Company
Control code
1985770
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 341 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060194451
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2001024160
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46422133
  • (OCoLC)46422133

Library Locations

    • Bryan County Library - PembrokeBorrow it
      1018 Camelia Drive PO Box 7, Pembroke, GA, 31321-0007, US
      32.144684 -81.613876
    • Statesboro-Bulloch County LibraryBorrow it
      124 S Main Street, Statesboro, GA, 30458-5246, US
      32.446201 -81.783699
Processing Feedback ...