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Nell's Story: A Woman from Eagle River

Nell's Story: A Woman from Eagle River (Paperback)

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The year was 1951, and Nell Peters, just out of high school in the north woods of Wisconsin, was about to join the army. Feeling woefully unworldly, she asked the undertaker's grandson to initiate her into sex before she ventured off. She wasn't in the WACs long before she found herself pregnant and heading home to face the kind of adventure she hadn't looked for. An outrageous fortune, but of a piece with Nell's whole story, from her harrowing birth in a snowstorm to her current occupation running a perpetual garage sale to benefit disabled veterans. Sometimes funny, sometimes gritty, always wildly candid and sexual, this is a remarkable account of a woman's life lived in extremity.

BiographyBiography: general Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press Publication Date: 15/07/1995 ISBN-13: 9780299144746  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Nell Peters lives in Eagle River, Wisconsin. This is her first book. Robert Peters is professor emeritus of English at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of more than thirty books of poetry, criticism, and plays, including Crunching Gravel: A Wisconsin Boyhood in the Thirties and For You, Lili Marlene: A Memoir of World War II.

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