Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir

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In this affectionate and unvarnished recollection of his past, Tony Hillerman looks at seventy-six years spent getting from hard-times farm boy to bestselling author. Using the gifts of a talented novelist and reporter, Hillerman draws brilliant portrait not just of his life, but of the world around him.

About the Author

Tony Hillerman was the former president of the Mystery Writers of America and received its Edgar® and Grand Master awards. His other honors include the Center for the American Indian’s Ambassador Award, the Silver Spur Award for the best novel set in the West, and the Navajo Tribe’s Special Friend Award. He lived with his wife in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Praise for Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir…

“A warmly old-fashioned reminiscence from the dean of the American regional mystery.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Hillerman reveals the real author...a great yarn.”
-Denver Post, Glenn Griffin

“[Tony Hillerman] commits his own world--and his optimist’s attitude--to the page.”
-NY Daily News

“A splendid and disarming remembrance of things past.”
-The New York Times Book Review

“Man of mysteries seldom disappoints.”
-Chicago Tribune

“Seldom Disappointed is no amazing reporter’s eye at work.”
-Fort Worth Star-Telegram, John Sandford

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060505869
ISBN-13: 9780060505868
Published: Harper Perennial, 10/01/2002
Pages: 368
Language: English