Crapalachia : A Biography of a Place
by Scott McClanahan


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When Scott McClanahan was fourteen he went to live with his Grandma Ruby and his Uncle Nathan, who suffered from cerebral palsy. Crapalachia is a portrait of these formative years, coming-of-age in rural West Virginia.

Peopled by colorful characters and their quirky stories, Crapalachia interweaves oral folklore and area history, providing an ambitious and powerful snapshot of overlooked Americana.  Read more...


 
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Overview

When Scott McClanahan was fourteen he went to live with his Grandma Ruby and his Uncle Nathan, who suffered from cerebral palsy. Crapalachia is a portrait of these formative years, coming-of-age in rural West Virginia.

Peopled by colorful characters and their quirky stories, Crapalachia interweaves oral folklore and area history, providing an ambitious and powerful snapshot of overlooked Americana.

Scott McClanahan is the author of Stories II and Stories V His fiction has appeared in BOMB, Vice, and New York Tyrant. His novel Hill William is forthcoming from Tyrant Books.



 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781937512033
  • ISBN-10: 1937512037
  • Publisher: Two Dollar Radio
  • Publish Date: March 2013
  • Page Count: 169
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds


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