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Great Plains

Great Plains( )
Author: Frazier, Ian
ISBN:978-0-312-27850-2
Publication Date:May 2001
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

National Bestseller

With his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast and myth-inspiring Great Plains. A travelogue, a work of scholarship, and a western adventure,Great Plains takes us from the site of Sitting Bull's cabin, to an abandoned house once terrorized by Bonnie and Clyde, to the scene of the murders chronicled in Truman...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Travel / United States / Midwest / General
History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (Ia, Il, In, Ks, Mi, Mn, Mo, Nd, Ne, Oh, Sd, Wi)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.67 x 8.28 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds
Author Biography
Frazier, Ian (Author)
Writer and broadcaster Ian Frazier was born in Ohio and educated at Harvard University, where he wrote for the Harvard Lampoon.

After his graduation he joined The New Yorker staff and frequently contributes to The Atlantic Monthly.

His writing collections Dating Your Mom and Coyote V. Acme earned him a Thurber Prize for American Humor. The Great Plains won a 1990 Spur Award for Nonfiction from the Western Writers of America. Frazier has appeared on the National Public Radio Program A Prairie Home Companion and has acted in Smoke and Blue in the Face, both of which are Wayne Wang and Paul Auster films.

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