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This book was deeply disappointing.: Vance's "hillbilly" credentials are specious; his observations skim the surface and fail miserably to think about "why?' very deeply. Violence is not the special providence of the poor and what he calls laziness I ...more
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
"I am really not impressed by the author's hillbilly credentials. He writes a "memoir" at 31 for starters. If you have not read this you may be disappointed as I was because he did NOT grow up in the hills and hollers of Kentucky. His grandmother's..." Read more of this review »
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
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