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Billie Letts (1938–2014)

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6 Værker 10,598 Medlemmer 208 Anmeldelser 21 Favorited

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Billie Letts was born Billie Dean Gipson in Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 30, 1938. She received a bachelor's degree in English and education from Southeast Missouri State University and a master's in behavioral studies from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She taught English in grade school before vis mere moving to the college level. Her last position was at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Her first novel, Where the Heart Is, was published in 1995. It received the 1996 Oklahoma Books Award, the Walker Percy Award, and was an Oprah Book Club selection. It was adapted into a movie starring Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd in 2000. Her other works included Shoot the Moon and The Honk and Holler Opening Soon. She died from pneumonia on August 2, 2014 at the age of 76. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Omfatter også følgende navne: Bille Letts, Billie Letts, Billie Letts

Værker af Billie Letts

Hvor hjertet er (1995) 6,906 eksemplarer, 108 anmeldelser
Shoot the Moon (2004) 1,504 eksemplarer, 37 anmeldelser
Her åbner Honk & Holler (1998) 1,399 eksemplarer, 29 anmeldelser
Made in the U.S.A. (2008) 787 eksemplarer, 34 anmeldelser
La via del cuore (1996) 1 eksemplar

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This is an amazing book I think all women should read. It's a wonderful drama where we follow the girl Novalee Nation from she is 16 years old untill the age of 25. You might have seen the movie with the same name.

The book is around 400 pages long and through the story we meet some very interesting characters and get a feel of being poor and living in America.

The writer [Billie Letts] has used people and experiences from her own life, making the story very vibrant. You don't have to be interessed in the US or teenagepregnancy to get something out of this book which also has themes as: hope, love, discomfort and human cruelty.… (mere)
 
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Midnightshadow | 107 andre anmeldelser | Aug 23, 2010 |
hyggelig, menneskelig bog god til læsning i sommerferie
 
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Værker
6
Medlemmer
10,598
Popularitet
#2,244
Vurdering
3.8
Anmeldelser
208
ISBN
110
Sprog
8
Udvalgt
21

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