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A childhood, the biography of a place / Harry Crews.

By: Crews, Harry, 1935-2012.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : G. K. Hall, 1979, c1978Description: 354 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0816167524; 9780816167524.Subject(s): Crews, Harry, 1935-2012 -- Childhood and youth | Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography | Bacon County (Ga.) -- Biography | Large type booksDDC classification: 813/.5/4 | B LOC classification: PS3553.R46 | Z463 1979
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PS3553.R46 Z463 1979 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100225747

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Harry Crews was born in Alma, Georgia on June 7, 1935. He served three years in the Marines then entered the University of Florida on the G.I. Bill. He received a bachelor's degree in literature in 1960, followed by a master's in education. He taught at Broward Community College and wrote copy for Nelson Boswell's radio show Challenge the Response. <p> His first novel, The Gospel Singer, was published in 1968. His other works include Karate Is a Thing of the Spirit, Car, The Hawk Is Dying, The Gypsy's Curse, A Feast of Snakes, The Knockout Artist, Scar Lover, and Celebration. He also wrote a memoir entitled A Childhood: The Biography of a Place. He died from complications of neuropathy on March 28, 2012 at the age of 76. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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