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Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

Author: J D Vance
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J.D. Vance tells the true story of what a social,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: J D Vance; J D Vance; Weise; J D Vance; J D Vance
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J D Vance
ISBN: 9780062300546 0062300547 9780008220556 0008220557 9780062300553 0062300555
OCLC Number: 952097610
Awards: #1 New York Times Bestseller
Description: 264 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Memoir of a family and culture in crisis
Responsibility: J.D. Vance.
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