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Tobacco road.

Caldwell, Erskine

Tobacco road.

by Caldwell, Erskine

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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWith illustrations by David Fredenthal.
SeriesSignet books, T4140
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16228660M

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Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Penguin Books No, first paperback edition with cover art by Jonas and written by the bestselling author of gritty books, set in the South; this book was the basis for a Broadway play that ran for seven years; a terrific read, this copy is VG- with cover scratches and corner wear, contents Banned and burned when first released inTobacco Road is a brutal examination of poverty’s dehumanizing influence by one of America’s great masters of political fiction.

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