Growing Up Hard in Harlan County

Growing Up Hard in Harlan County

by G. C. Jones

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813143507
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 07/18/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 499 KB

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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...