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This Body the Earth

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It is late-Reconstruction South where poverty and the exhausted earth strip even the strongest and most willful of their means to overcome the humiliations of the Civil War. Thousands of landless poor, many descended from Scots immigrants, crisscross the roads with their few chickens, bedding and an old stove in search of better wages from the landlords who exploit them an

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Paperback, 422 pages
Published February 24th 2003 by Trafford Publishing (first published 2003)
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Paul Green was an American playwright best known for his depictions of life in North Carolina. Green served as a professor of drama at UNC until his death in 1981.
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