Growing Up Hard in Harlan County

Growing Up Hard in Harlan County


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G.C. "Red" Jones's classic memoir of growing up in rural eastern Kentucky during the Depression is a story of courage, persistence, and eventual triumph. His priceless and detailed recollections of hardscrabble farming, of the impact of Prohibition on an individualistic people, of the community-destroying mine wars of "Bloody Harlan," and of the drastic dislocations brought by World War II are essential to understanding this seminal era in Appalachian history.

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ISBN-13: 9780813190808
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 11/01/2009
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 918,606
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

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TerryJoe More than 1 year ago
Disappointing, seller advertised book as "very good" condition. Book actually former library book with "Discard" stamped in red inside book along with usual markings of a library book. Was going to give it as a gift but instead...