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Some Other Place. The Right Place.

Harington, Donald

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ISBN 10: 0316346403 / ISBN 13: 9780316346405
Published by Little, Brown & Company, 1972
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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States first edition but this is a book club. Scarce hardcover edition. Nickel size chip missing at top of front jacket panel, several tears and another small chip missing. Bookseller Inventory # 23837

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Title: Some Other Place. The Right Place.

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

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A college graduate and an Eagle Scout take turns as amateur archaeologists, naturalists, sleuths, and, enevitably, lovers--as they discover the solution of a mystery revealing their own beginnings.

About the Author:

Although he was born and raised in Little Rock, Donald Harington spent nearly all of his early summers in the Ozark mountain hamlet of Drakes Creek, his mother's hometown, where his grandparents operated the general store and post office. There, before he lost his hearing to meningitis at the age of twelve, he listened carefully to the vanishing Ozark folk language and the old tales told by story-tellers. His academic career is in art and art history and he has taught art history at a variety of colleges, including his alma mater, the University of Arkansas. His first novel was published by Random House in 1965, and since then he has published twelve other novels, most of them set in the Ozark hamlet of his own creation, Stay More, based loosely upon Drakes Creek. He has also written books about artists. He won the Robert Penn Warren Award in 2003, the Porter Prize in 1987, the Heasley Prize at Lyon College in 1998, was inducted into the Arkansas Writers' Hall of Fame in 1999 and that same year won the Arkansas Fiction Award of the Arkansas Library Association. He has been called "an undiscovered continent" (Fred Chappell) and "America's Greatest Unknown Novelist" (Entertainment Weekly).

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