Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area

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Jesse Stuart Foundation, 1963 - Fiction - 404 pages
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At the time it was written, Night Comes to the Cumberlands framed an urgent appeal to the American Conscience. Today it details Appalachia's difficult past, and at the same time, presents an accurate historical backdrop for a contemporary understanding of the Appalachian region.

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User Review  - Willa Powell - Goodreads

A must-read for anyone who considers themselves an environmentalists and is politically engaged. Too bad it's out of print. Look for it in your public library. Read full review

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User Review  - Sue Stein - Goodreads

A must read for anyone wanting to understand poverty's many layers in Appalachia. This book answered many of my questions but also raised many more. Read full review

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