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Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis / J.D. Vance.

Vance, J. D (author.).

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Killingly Library B VANCE (Text to phone) 34040137973349 Adult Biography Checked out 04/05/2019
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General Note: #1 New York Times Bestseller.
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-264).
Summary, etc.: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J.D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck. The Vance family story begins hopefully in postwar America. J.D.'s grandparents were "dirt poor and in love," and moved north from Kentucky's Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually their grandchild (the author) would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility. But as the family saga of Hillbilly Elegy plays out, we learn that this is only the short, superficial version. Vance's grandparents, aunt, uncle, sister, and, most of all, his mother, struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle-class life, and were never able to fully escape the legacy of abuse, alcoholism, poverty, and trauma so characteristic of their part of America--Publisher's website.
Awards Note:
#1 New York Times Bestseller.
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Subject: Vance, J. D
Vance, J. D Family
Working class whites United States Biography
Working class whites United States Social conditions
Appalachian Region Economic conditions
Mountain people Kentucky Social conditions
Social mobility United States Case studies
Genre: Autobiographies.
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