A Biography of a Place
Two Dollar Radio, 9781937512033, 169pp.
Publication Date: March 19, 2013
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/9/2014)
When Scott McClanahan was fourteen he went to live with his Grandma Ruby and his Uncle Nathan, who suffered from cerebral palsy. Crapalachia is a portrait of these formative years, coming-of-age in rural West Virginia.
Peopled by colorful characters and their quirky stories, Crapalachia interweaves oral folklore and area history, providing an ambitious and powerful snapshot of overlooked Americana.
Scott McClanahan is the author of Stories II and Stories V His fiction has appeared in BOMB, Vice, and New York Tyrant. His novel Hill William is forthcoming from Tyrant Books.