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Tobacco road

Caldwell, Erskine

Tobacco road

by Caldwell, Erskine

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Erskine Caldwell.
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16522500M

Audience Reviews for Tobacco Road. not a bit like the book, it's a comedy and it's watchable i guess. at least they spared gene tierney the harelip. Stella D Super Reviewer.5/5(3). This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either the product of the author’s Lov Bensey trudged homeward through the deep white sand of the gully-washed tobacco road with a had told her that cows were not any good until they had been freshened, and that the File Size: KB.

Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson - South Saunders Street, Raleigh, North Carolina - Rated based on Reviews "I just purchased my HD /5().   Tobacco Road is basically the Mecca of “fun golf” – and the 13th is the perfect example of this. A true par 5 that has you on an elevated tee hitting down to a sweeping dogleg right. Choose your club and line wisely, because it’s totally possible to drive through the fairway if you’re not careful.

  Directed by John Ford. With Charley Grapewin, Gene Tierney, Marjorie Rambeau, William Tracy. Hillbilly family life in rural Georgia/10(K). Banned and burned when first released in , Tobacco Road is a brutal examination of poverty’s dehumanizing influence by one of America’s great masters of political fiction. Subjects.


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Tobacco Road is the story of the Lesters, a family of sharecroppers living through a kind of end-stage poverty in s America. It’s an incredibly harsh book.

The humorous touches during the worst moments only provide the kind of light relief that casts a dark by: 1. Back in the early 's, when I lived in Augusta, Georgia, there was a country backroad outside of town called Tobacco Road. I had heard of the book with this title and I wondered if this was just a coincidence or was this the setting for the book Tobacco Road/5.

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CHAPTER 1. Lov Bensey trudged homeward through the deep white sand of the gully-washed tobacco road with a sack of winter turnips on his back. He had put himself to a lot of trouble to get the turnips; it was a long and tiresome walk all the way to Fuller and back again.3/5(26).

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As ofit was still the 19th longest-running Broadway show in history, as well as being the second-longest running Place premiered: Theatre Masque, New York City. Buy a cheap copy of Tobacco Road book by Erskine Caldwell.

Set during the Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, Tobacco Road was first published in It is the story of the Lesters, a family Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. Tobacco Road by Erskine Caldwell, Tobacco not Grosset. You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: erskine caldwell, but no evidence of being a library book, book store stamp on free page and inside back cover, pages.

Tobacco Road - With a New Preface. Caldwell, Erskine. Set during the Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, Tobacco Road was first published in It is the story of the Lesters, a family of white sharecroppers so destitute that most of their creditors have given up on them.

Debased by poverty to an elemental state of ignorance and selfishness, the Lesters are preoccupied by their hunger, sexual longings, and fear 5/5(1). About this Item: Penguin Books, New York, NY, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good.

1st Edition. Penguin Books No, first paperback edition with cover art by Jonas and written by the bestselling author of gritty books, set in the South; this book was the basis for a Broadway play that ran for seven years; a terrific read, this copy is VG- with cover scratches and corner wear, contents.

When Hollywood made a movie of Erskine Caldwell`s ``Tobacco Road`` inGeorgians were outraged at its portrayal of starving, amoral Georgia families. Caldwell, who died in Arizona on April Tobacco Road is a novel by acclaimed writer Erskine Caldwell. Tobacco Road is the story of one family's inability to move on when life does not go as planned.

Jeeter Lester has always worked the land on which his grandfather once farmed tobacco; however, debts have turned Jeeter into a sharecropper on land that the owner no longer wants to farm. Tobacco Road, novel by Erskine Caldwell, published in A tale of violence and sex among rural poor in the American South, the novel was highly controversial in its is the story of Georgia sharecropper Jeeter Lester and his family, who are trapped by the bleak economic conditions of the Depression as well as by their own limited intelligence and destructive sexuality.

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As a comedy, Tobacco Road is a modest failure; as a tragedy, it’s an abject failure. And yet Erskine Caldwell’s novel, 80 years after its publication, remains a giddy, obscene joy. It as. The ghost of tobacco road This book was a good spine thrilling book, first time reading a book from this author.l will be reading more of his books.

flag Like see review. Sharon rated it liked it. An enjoyable read. Better editing needed because a few words were misused such as pale instead of pail and dosing instead of dozing/5. Tobacco Road, Caldwell’s fourth novel (counting The Bogus Ones, discovered in ), remains the book for which he is best ed in an episodic fashion, it quickly reveals more of.

'Tobacco Road' reminds me a bit of Hemingway, a bit of Twain, and a bit of Steinbeck. It is both a social justice novel and a darkly comic novel that paints the ugly corners of human poverty and depravity.

The Lesters are a family of white sharecropers that are basically rotting into the earth. The book is tragic and sad, and yet it is also. The stage version of Tobacco Road was written by Jack Kirkland and opened on December 4,at the Masque Theatre in New York City.

Caldwell had little to do with the play version and initially felt it would fail. First reviews were mixed, and after a month of sporadic attendance, the play moved to the 48th Street Theater, where it slowly became a word-of-mouth success.Tobacco Road by Erskine Caldwell (Important Books, paperback version, ) This novel about starving Georgia sharecroppers was a sensation when it was first published, and later became a.