Crapalachia: A Biography of Place

Crapalachia: A Biography of Place

by Scott McClanahan
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Crapalachia: A Biography of Place by Scott McClanahan

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937512033
Publisher: Two Dollar Radio
Publication date: 03/19/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 460,349
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Scott McClanahan is the writer 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.

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Crapalachia: A Biography of Place 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
BridgeW More than 1 year ago
McClanahan's writing finds the beauty in the ugliest of places. It's full of pure heart that will inspire you to see the world differently. And with more love than ever before. I recommend visiting one of his readings.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago