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Title:
Hard scrabble; observations on a patch of land.
Author:
Graves, John, 1920-2013.
Personal Author:
Edition:
[First edition].
Publication Information:
New York : Knopf; [distributed by Random House], 1974.
Physical Description:
xi, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780394483863
Format :
Book

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Central Library S521.5.T4 G7 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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John Alexander Graves III was born in Fort Worth, Texas on August 6, 1920. He attended what is now Rice University. In 1942, he joined the Marine Corps and served in the Pacific. He was wounded by a Japanese grenade in Saipan, which left him blind in one eye. He taught English at the University of Texas at Austin for three years. He received a master's degree in English at Columbia University. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including Goodbye to a River, Hard Scrabble, and From a Limestone Ledge. He died on July 31, 2013 at the age of 92.

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