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Hole in the Sky A Memoir Download Ë PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook × William Kittredge's stunning memoir is at once autobiography a family chronicle and a Westerner's settling of accounts with the land he grew up in This is the story of a grandfather whose single minded hunger for property won him a ranch the size of Delaware but Hree marriages hard drinking and madness before becoming a writer Host hauntingly Hole in the Sky is an honest reckoning of the American myth that drove generations of Americans westward and what became of their dream after they reached the edg. Memoirs are hard to read because there's so much narrative especially if one reads a lot of fiction but this was a pretty uick read The author uses existential prose to sometimes describe what happened to him which was hard for me to follow I'm still trying to decide if he had a nervous breakdown in his life or just a serious mid life crisis

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William Kittredge's stunning memoir is at once autobiography a family chronicle and a Westerner's settling of accounts with the land he grew up in This is the story of a grandfather whose single minded hunger for property won him a ranch the si. Love this genre of the western memoir and the freedom and beauty of the west This particular book finally tired me out however because the author always learned life's lessons day late and a dollar short Still a fascinating lifestyle and time to be there

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Hole in the Sky A MemoirZe of Delaware but estranged him from his family; of a father who farmed with tractors and drainage ditches but consorted with movie stars; and of Kittredge himself who was raised by cowboys and saw them become obsolete who floundered through t. Not sure when this was written but it seemed to me that the author was still too attached emotionally to his earlier life to write forcefully of that time It seemed as if he was constantly apologizing about it as well as straddling the fence as to whether he would ever believe in himself as a writer I found the very last section where he offers an opinion on environmental responsibility we all have for this earth sort of a tack on I would have left it out We didn't need to know the author is not on the fence any That would go without saying; otherwise why even write the book I don't think anyone would expect a child or even a boy going into his teens to be so aware of the implications of the vastness of his family's land practices And if it took him years to come to the realization the extent of the destruction he shouldn't have to keep apologizing and that is how I felt as I read this book It wasn't all his fault nor all his family's fault But if someone felt that remorseful about the end result there are many organizations today whose aim is to return the land and wildlife back to what it once was