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Journey to Bettyville

Best-selling author and Mizzou alumnus George Hodgman mentors in memoir.

George Hodgman, BA, BJ, BJ, ’81, author of the New York Times best-selling memoir Bettyville, teaches creative nonfiction at Mizzou. A New York editor, Hodgman returned to his hometown of Paris, Missouri, in 2012 to care for his mother. The book chronicles his experiences. Photo by Rob Hill

George Hodgman, BA, BJ, BJ, ’81, author of the New York Times best-selling memoir Bettyville, teaches creative nonfiction at Mizzou. A New York editor, Hodgman returned to his hometown of Paris, Missouri, in 2012 to care for his mother. The book chronicles his experiences. Photo by Rob Hill.

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