Going over home : a search for rural justice in an unsettled land / Charles D. Thompson, Jr.
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|Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola||338.1097 THO (Text)||33118000191984||Adult: New Book||Available||-|
|Jay Co PL - Portland||338.1097 T469 (Text)||76383000472289||Adult New Shelf, NF||Available||-|
|South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley||338.1097 THOMPSON CHARLES (Text)||30402004791267||NEW NON-FICTION||Available||-|
|West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette||338.1097 THO (Text)||31951004451537||Main Floor - New Arrivals||Checked out||12/03/2019|
- ISBN: 9781603589123
- ISBN: 1603589120
- Physical Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2019.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
"An intimate portrait of the joys and hardships of rural life, as one man searches for community, equality, and tradition in Appalachia. Charles D. Thompson, Jr. was born in southwestern Virginia into an extended family of small farmers. Yet as he came of age he witnessed the demise of every farm in his family. Over the course of his own life of farming, rural education, organizing, and activism, the stories of his home place have been his constant inspiration, helping him identify with the losses of others and to fight against injustices. In Going Over Home, Thompson shares revelations and reflections, from cattle auctions with his grandfather to community gardens in the coal camps of eastern Kentucky, racial disparities of white and Black landownership in the South to recent work with migrant farm workers from Latin America. In this heartfelt first-person narrative, Thompson unpacks our country's agricultural myths and addresses the history of racism and wealth inequality and how they have come to bear on our nation's rural places and their people." -- Provided by publisher.
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