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Spoken Sound
Author Vance, J. D., author, narrator.

Title Hillbilly elegy [sound recording] : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis / written and read by J.D. Vance.

Publication Info. Ashland, Oregon : Blackstone Audio, [2016]
2016 2016


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Audiobook CD  CD AB 305.5 Van    ---  Available
Description 6 audio discs (6 hr., 45 min.) : CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
spoken word spw rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
audio file CD audio rda
Note Title from container.
System Details Compact discs.
Performer Read by author.
Summary "J. D. Vance's grandparents moved north from Kentucky's Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually their grandchild would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility. However, Vance's family struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle-class life, and were never able to fully escape the legacy of poverty. A deeply moving memoir with its share of humor and colorful figures, Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels. And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country"
Subject Vance, J. D.
Southern States -- Social life and customs.
Poverty -- History.
Social history -- History.
Families -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
ISBN 9781504734332
Music No. DD25643 Recorded Books

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