David Giffels Author Event

Event date: 
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 7:00pm

In The Hard Way on Purpose, David Giffels takes us on an insider's journey through the wreckage and resurgence of America's Rust Belt. A native who never knew the good times, yet never abandoned his hometown of Akron, Giffels plumbs the touchstones and idiosyncrasies of a region where industry has fallen, bowling is a legitimate profession, bizarre weather is the norm, rock 'n' roll is desperate, thrift store culture thrives, and sports is heartbreak. Intelligent, humorous, and warm, Giffels's linked essays are about coming of age in the Midwest and about the stubborn, optimistic, and resourceful people who prevail there.

$15.00
ISBN: 9781451692747
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner Book Company - March 18th, 2014
Event address: 
417 1/2 Beaver St
Sewickley, PA 15143-1502