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Going over home : a search for rural justice in an unsettled land / Charles D. Thompson, Jr.

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
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

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  • ISBN: 9781603589123
  • ISBN: 1603589120
  • Physical Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2019.

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Includes index.
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"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.
Subject: Farmers > Virginia > Biography.
Family farms > United States > Management > History.

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