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Tobacco road

Author: Erskine Caldwell
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale of violence and sex among rural poor in the American South, the novel was highly controversial in its time. It is the story of Georgia sharecropper Jeeter Lester and his family, who are trapped by the bleak economic conditions of the Depression as well as by their own limited intelligence and destructive sexuality. Its tragic ending is almost foreordained by the characters' inability to change their lives.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erskine Caldwell
ISBN: 0820316601 9780820316604 082031661X 9780820316611
OCLC Number: 30625001
Notes: "Brown Thrasher Books."
Description: ix, 184 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Erskine Caldwell ; foreword by Lewis Nordan.

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Set during the Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, this is the story of the Lesters, a family of destitute white sharecroppers. Debased by their poverty, they fear they  Read more...

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"Mr. Caldwell's humor, like Mark Twain's, has as its source an imagination that stirs the emotions of the reader."--"New York Herald Tribune"

 
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