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Country Women Cope with Hard Times: A Collection of Oral Histories

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"It was hard times," French Carpenter Clark recalls, a sentiment unanimously echoed by the sixteen other women who talk about their lives in Country Women Cope with Hard Times. Born between 1890 and 1940 in eastern Tennessee and western South Carolina, these women grew up on farms, in labor camps, and in remote towns during an era when the region's agricultural system chan ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 3rd 2005 by University of South Carolina Press (first published March 2004)
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This will prove most useful as research as I work on my MFA thesis on my family's rural Southern roots.
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