Tobacco Road

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Caldwell's bestselling, controversial classic: the story of a Southern sharecropper family ground down by the devastation of the Great Depression Even before the Great Depression struck, Jeeter Lester and his family were desperately poor sharecroppers. But when hard times begin to affect the families that once helped support them, the Lesters slip completely into the abyss. Rather than hold on to each other for support, Jeeter, his wife Ada, and their twelve children are overcome by the fractured and violent society around them. Banned and burned when first released in 1932, Tobacco Road is a brutal examination of poverty's dehumanizing influence by one of America's great masters of political fiction. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Erskine Caldwell including rare photos and never-before-seen documents courtesy of the Dartmouth College Library.
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subject_facet Domestic fiction, Electronic books, Families -- Georgia -- Fiction, Farm life -- Fiction, Farm life -- Georgia -- Fiction, Georgia -- Fiction, Literary; Fiction; Historical, Rural poor -- Fiction, Rural poor -- Georgia -- Fiction, Sharecroppers -- Fiction, Sharecroppers -- Georgia -- Fiction, Tobacco farmers -- Fiction, United States -- History -- 1919-1933 -- Fiction, United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction
title_display Tobacco Road
title_full Tobacco Road [eBook] Caldwell, Erskine, Tobacco Road [electronic resource] Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987., Tobacco road [electronic resource] / Erskine Caldwell
title_short Tobacco Road
topic_facet Electronic books, Families, Farm life, History, Rural poor, Sharecroppers, Social conditions, Tobacco farmers