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Also by shelby hearon. Armadillo in the Grass. Five Hundred Scorpions.
eISBN: 978-0-307-80037-4. Also by shelby hearon. Now and Another Time. A Prince of a Fellow. Other Books by This Author.
by. Hearon, Shelby, 1931-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.
At last small towns have the novel they so richly deserve: funny, paranoid, prickly, loving, and true.
It's not floods that the folks of Venice, Missouri fear, but earthquakes. At last small towns have the novel they so richly deserve: funny, paranoid, prickly, loving, and true.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Jolene wonders whether she belongs to either parent-who kidnapped her on a regular basis-or her bickering aunt and uncle. Writing with her usual sensitivity aug mented by a larky comic strain, Hearon has created her most appealing heroine in what is arguably her best novel so far. From the time she was seven, Jolene Temple has been a pawn between her feuding parents, each of whom has become practiced in kidnapping her from the other.
Shelby Hearon (January 18, 1931 - December 10, 2016) was an American novelist and short story writer. Hearon was born in 1931 in Marion, Kentucky. She attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1953. Armadillo in the Grass, her first novel, was begun in 1962 and accepted for publication by Knopf in 1967. Hearon had a teaching career at several colleges, and served on the Texas Commission on the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.
A family feud has split the family of Alma vander Linden so that its members, literally, live at opposite ends of the town.
Atheneum, 1985 - 335 sayfa. Ever since the 1811 earthquake dumped old Venice, Missouri into the Mississippi, people have been waiting for it to happen again
Atheneum, 1985 - 335 sayfa. Ever since the 1811 earthquake dumped old Venice, Missouri into the Mississippi, people have been waiting for it to happen again. Meanwhile, there are smaller, manmade tremors to deal with. Tam incelemeyi okuyun.
Flag as Inappropriate. 500 Scorpions (1986). Laying It All Out: Shelby Hearon Makes an Art of the Little White Lie" in the Austin Chronicle. Owning Jolene (1989). Hearon's Papers at the Texas State University Library - Southwestern Writers Collection. Inventory of Hearon's papers at Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin. Addition to inventory of Hearon's papers at Harry Ransom Center.
Shelby Hearon is an acknowledged master at illuminating the nuances of relationships. In Year of the Dog, she explores the surprising ways that the heart heals after a betrayal.
When her husband dumps her for an old girlfriend and sets all of Peachland, South Carolina, gossiping, Janey Daniels has to get away-far away-for a "sabbatical" year. She flees to Burlington, Vermont, home of Aunt May, her mother's only living relative. There she adopts Beulah, a Labrador puppy in training to become a companion dog for the blind. Shelby Hearon is an acknowledged master at illuminating the nuances of relationships. While Janey is training Beulah, Beulah leads Janey to a new love, James Maarten, a smart, "fidgety" teacher they meet at the dog park.