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God's Little Acre
By Erskine Caldwell

God's Little Acre

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God's Little Acre by Erskine Caldwell

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Like "Tobacco Road," this novel chronicles the final decline of a poor white family in rural Georgia. Exhorted by their patriarch Ty Ty, the Waldens ruin their land by digging it up in search of gold. Complex sexual entanglements and betrayals lead to a murder within the family that completes its dissolution. Juxtaposed against the Waldens' obsessive search is the story of Ty Ty's son-in-law, a cotton mill worker in a nearby town who is killed during a strike.First published in 1933, "God's Little Acre" was censured by the Georgia Literary Commission, banned in Boston, and once led the all-time best-seller list, with more than ten million copies in print.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780820316635
ISBN-10: 0820316636
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: University of Georgia Press
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Sacriledge of Alan Kent by Erskine Caldwell Sacriledge of Alan Kent, Hardback (November 1995)

A semi-autobiography of the childhood of Alan Kent, from early manhood to artist. The text includes brief, graphic sketches which illustrate the struggle against various hardening effects of a brutal and seemingly indifferent world.

In Search of Bisco by Erskine Caldwell In Search of Bisco, Paperback (September 1995)

This is the story of the journey of Erskine Caldwell as he set out across the South to find his black boyhood friend, at the zenith of the civil rights movement. It seeks to answer questions surrounding the race problem through the many people that he met.

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Author Biography - Erskine Caldwell

Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987) was born in Newnan, Georgia. He became one of America's most widely read, prolific, and critically debated writers, with a literary output of more than sixty titles. At the time of his death, Caldwell's books had sold eighty million copies worldwide in more than forty languages. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1984.

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