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Such as Us: Southern Voices of the Thirties

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When These Are Our Lives was first published by The University of North Carolina Press in 1939, the late Charles A. Beard hailed it as "literature more powerful than anything I have read in fiction, not excluding Zola's most vehement passages." A very early experiment in the publication of oral history, it consisted of thirty-five life histories of sharecroppers, farmers, ...more
Paperback, 332 pages
Published April 1st 1979 by R.S. Means Company (first published January 1st 1978)
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Carrie Robinson
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To hear the voices, experiences and lives of individuals in the south in these interviews done in 1938 and 1939 is invaluable in gaining knowledge of the south from after the Civil War to 1939. Interesting and varied, these accounts left me with a greater understanding than history facts alone did.
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