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Nobody rich or famous : a family memoir

Author: Richard Shelton
Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nobody Rich or Famous is a literary memoir about family and place. Shelton travels to his childhood home in rural Idaho to connect with his past and discover his family history. The manuscript touches upon family dynamics, death and mortality, alcoholism, abusive relationships, and life in the rural and urban West. The book simultaneously exposes the conflicts within Shelton's family while illustrating life in Great  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Autobiographies
Biographies
Named Person: Richard Shelton; Richard Shelton; Richard Shelton; Richard Shelton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Shelton
ISBN: 9780816533992 0816533997 9780816534005 0816534004
OCLC Number: 940795609
Description: 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Richard Shelton.

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Nobody Rich or Famous is a literary memoir about family and place. Shelton travels to his childhood home in rural Idaho to connect with his past and discover his family history. The manuscript touches upon family dynamics, death and mortality, alcoholism, abusive relationships, and life in the rural and urban West. The book simultaneously exposes the conflicts within Shelton's family while illustrating life in Great Basin during the first half of the 20th century.

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A quietly profound memoir. <i>Kirkus</i> His easy, comfortable tone is inviting, and he shares the scandals as well as the triumphs of his colorful family <i>Booklist Read more...

 
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