Automythography: A work of nonfiction that looks reflectively at what we think we remember and how we think we remember it. An automythography is an iridescent memory based upon the author's truth and personal narrative. —RDN
Rick D. Niece, Ph.D., is a retired educator, a memory keeper, a poet, and an authomythographer. A small-town newspaper boy who grew up to become a university president, Dr. Niece has never forgotten his roots in picturesque DeGraff, Ohio, population 900.
Enjoying a childhood filled with music, love, and laughter, young Rickie grew up surrounded by cherished family members, friends and neighbors—a host of memorable characters who indelibly shaped his own.
Now, Dr. Niece reflects on his years in DeGraff with fond nostalgia, sharing his carefully pocketed memories with humility, humor, and heartfelt gratitude.
A tribute to small-town America, Dr. Niece‘s memorable Fanfare for a Hometown series is sure to delight readers from all walks of life who treasure their own recollections of home.