Seldom Disappointed by Tony Hillerman audiobook

Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir

By Tony Hillerman
Read by Tony Hillerman

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Tony Hillerman is the best-selling author of the Jim Chee/Joe Leaphorn mysteries. Now he tells his own story in an unforgettable memoir. In its pages, fans will find the answer to the question the author is most often asked: How does he know so much about Native American culture? But they will also hear about a rich life, filled with an unfailing optimism, that extends far beyond the world of his novels. 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 current success. Along the way, Hillerman encounters people who have profoundly affected him and his way of thinking. Hillerman's in-depth memoir is made even more personal by his riveting narration. Seldom Disappointed is a warm and witty look into the making of an author.

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Tony Hillerman is the best-selling author of the Jim Chee/Joe Leaphorn mysteries. Now he tells his own story in an unforgettable memoir. In its pages, fans will find the answer to the question the author is most often asked: How does he know so much about Native American culture? But they will also hear about a rich life, filled with an unfailing optimism, that extends far beyond the world of his novels. 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 current success. Along the way, Hillerman encounters people who have profoundly affected him and his way of thinking. Hillerman's in-depth memoir is made even more personal by his riveting narration. Seldom Disappointed is a warm and witty look into the making of an author.

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Author Bio: Tony Hillerman

Author Bio: Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman (1925–2008) was an American author of award–winning mysteries set on the Navajo Indian reservation featuring Native American policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee, twelve novels of which made the New York Times bestsellers list. He also wrote several stand-alone novels, books for children, and nonfiction. His Leaphorn novels have won the Edgar Award, Anthony Award, and Macavity Award for Best Novel. His other honors include the Center for the American Indian’s Ambassador Award, the Spur Award for Best Western Novel, and the Navajo Tribal Council Special Friend of the Dineh award. The Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008, and was named by the Mystery Writers of America as one of mystery fiction’s Grand Masters.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 12.48
Audience: Adult
Language: English