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Lake of the Ozarks : my surreal summers in a vanishing America / Bill Geist.

Geist, William (author.).
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Available copies

  • 8 of 23 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

7 current holds with 23 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B GEIST GEI (Text) 34207002248863 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Checked out 08/11/2019
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 GEI (Text) 36803001094924 BIOGRAPHY Checked out 08/12/2019
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 GEIST (Text) 79361000113058 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B GEIST (Text) 36806002097572 NEW ITEMS Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington 921 GEI (Text) 32572000619585 CVBPLC Adult Nonfiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 977.8493 GEIST (Text) 34304000940812 Adult - Nonfiction Checked out 07/31/2019
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 977.8 GEI (Text) 33187004523532 Nonfiction Reshelving -
Greentown PL - Greentown B GEIST, WILLIAM (Text) 75342000088554 Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 977.8493 GEI (Text) 36626104054069 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon BIO GEIST (Text) 30653001426022 New Adult Bio Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538729809
  • ISBN: 1538729806
  • Physical Description: xii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The drive down/now and then -- The strip -- The tourist trappers -- Uncle Ed -- The Chili Pond -- Extreme dishwashing -- Another day, another dollar -- Amateur night in the kitchen -- The great salad bar debate -- Ozark bellhops -- The Pow Wow Room -- La Noche de la Larry Don -- Sisterhood of servers -- I don't get it -- Night desk -- The Ozark outback -- Getting to the point -- Cross-cultural exchange -- The best laid plans -- Autumn leaves -- Postscript.
Summary, etc.:
"Bill Geist reflects on his coming of age in the American heartland of the Midwest and traces his evolution as a man and a writer, in the summers between high school and college, before he went off to Vietnam and the country went to Hell."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Geist, William > Childhood and youth.
Summer resorts > MIssouri > Ozarks, Lake of the, Region > Anecdotes.
Teenage boys > Missouri > Biography.
Teenagers > Missouri > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Summer employment > Missouri > Anecdotes.
Youth > Employment > Missouri > Anecdotes.
Coming of age.
Missouri > Social life and customs > 20th century > Anecdotes.
Ozarks, Lake of the, Region (Mo.) > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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