skip to content
First-Person America. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

First-Person America.

Author: Ann Banks
Publisher: Open Road Distribution, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Between 1938 and 1942 the Federal Writers' Project set out to create a first-person portrait of America by sending young writers-many of whom later became famous-around the country to interview people from all occupations and backgrounds. This book presents 80 of these diverse life histories, including the stories of a North Carolina patent-medicine pitchman, a retired Oregon prospector, a Bahamian midwife from  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Banks
ISBN: 1504028821 9781504028820
OCLC Number: 928998914
Description: 1 online resource

Abstract:

Between 1938 and 1942 the Federal Writers' Project set out to create a first-person portrait of America by sending young writers-many of whom later became famous-around the country to interview people from all occupations and backgrounds. This book presents 80 of these diverse life histories, including the stories of a North Carolina patent-medicine pitchman, a retired Oregon prospector, a Bahamian midwife from Florida, a Key West smuggler, recent immigrants to New York, and Chicago jazz musicians.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/928998914> # First-Person America.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
   library:oclcnum "928998914" ;
   rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/2363-1/{2F357CAB-76AD-442E-A43B-E28CAD7B88BE}Img100.jpg'" ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Topic/history_united_states_state_&_local_general> ; # HISTORY--United States--State & Local--General
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Topic/oral_history> ; # Oral history
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.91/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Topic/manners_and_customs> ; # Manners and customs
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Event/1865_1945> ; # 1865-1945
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Person/banks_ann> ; # Ann Banks
   schema:datePublished "2015" ;
   schema:description "Between 1938 and 1942 the Federal Writers' Project set out to create a first-person portrait of America by sending young writers-many of whom later became famous-around the country to interview people from all occupations and backgrounds. This book presents 80 of these diverse life histories, including the stories of a North Carolina patent-medicine pitchman, a retired Oregon prospector, a Bahamian midwife from Florida, a Key West smuggler, recent immigrants to New York, and Chicago jazz musicians."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/54439627> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "First-Person America."@en ;
   schema:productID "928998914" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/928998914#PublicationEvent/open_road_distribution_2015> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Agent/open_road_distribution> ; # Open Road Distribution
   schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/2363-1/{2F357CAB-76AD-442E-A43B-E28CAD7B88BE}Img100.jpg" ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1091813> ;
   schema:url <http://rbdigital.oneclickdigital.com> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=4084444> ;
   schema:url <http://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=2f357cab-76ad-442e-a43b-e28cad7b88be&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
   schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=2F357CAB-76AD-442E-A43B-E28CAD7B88BE> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=849377> ;
   schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=4084444> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781504028820> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/928998914> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Agent/open_road_distribution> # Open Road Distribution
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Open Road Distribution" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
   schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Topic/history_united_states_state_&_local_general> # HISTORY--United States--State & Local--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "HISTORY--United States--State & Local--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/54439627#Topic/manners_and_customs> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781504028820>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1504028821" ;
   schema:isbn "9781504028820" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.