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), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of twenty-nine books, including the popular eighteen-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children’s books, and nonfiction works. He received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council’s commendation to France’s esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere. Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He served as president of the prestigious Mystery Writers of America and was honored with that group’s Edgar Award and as one of mystery fiction’s Grand Masters. In 2001, his memoir, Seldom Disappointed, won both the Anthony and Agatha Awards for best nonfiction.

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