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Product Description: Molly Bowser is a thirty-five-year-old woman with a questionable reputation who has led a miserable life marked by an unhappy childhood. Now a widow, she has resigned herself to the fact that her possibilities for remarrying are all but nonexistent...read more
By Rebeca Bouvier (trans), Erskine Caldwell and Jorge Ordaz (contributor)
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9788492840311 | Robinbook, June 1, 2013, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Molly Bowser is a thirty-five-year-old woman with a questionable reputation who has led a miserable life marked by an unhappy childhood.

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Product Description: "I'm just an ordinary writer," Erskine Caldwell once wrote. "I'm not trying to sell anything; I'm not trying to buy anything. I'm just trying to present my vision of life." Yet his vision of Southern grotesques, of slack-jawed, pellagra-ridden sharecroppers, repressed farmwives, and oversexed nymphets, elicited anything but an "ordinary" response...read more
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Hardcover:

9780786401086 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, March 1, 1999, cover price $48.50 | About this edition: Caldwell''s vision of Southern slack-jawed, pellagra-ridden sharecroppers, repressed farmwives, oversexed nymphets and moronic adolescents elicited praise from F.

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9780786473984 | Reprint edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 30, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "I'm just an ordinary writer," Erskine Caldwell once wrote.

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Product Description: In this forceful novel, Erskine Caldwell depicts the tragic and unfortunate struggle of a brother and sister of mixed race in the American Deep South in the late 1940s. Siblings Ganus and Kathyanne Bazemore move to Estherville to start new lives, find jobs, and build futures for themselves, but the shadow of prejudice follows them in their new town...read more
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9788492840274 | Reprint edition (Robinbook, January 1, 2013), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: In this forceful novel, Erskine Caldwell depicts the tragic and unfortunate struggle of a brother and sister of mixed race in the American Deep South in the late 1940s.

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Product Description: [MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.] [Read by John MacDonald] Set during the Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, Tobacco Road is the story of the Lesters, a family of white sharecroppers so destitute that most of their creditors have given up on them...read more
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CD/Spoken Word:

9781455155347 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 20, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.
9780786199341 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 1, 2000), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in Vinyl case.

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Product Description: In 1932, Erskine Caldwell s first novel, Tobacco Road, was the center of controversy. Some critics condemned the book; others considered it to be the work of a genius. Today Caldwell s fifty-plus books have sold more than 80 million copies worldwide, and his stature as a writer has been firmly established...read more
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Hardcover:

9780934601115 | Peachtree Pub Ltd, February 1, 1987, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The celebrated novelist discusses his life and career, including his four marriages, his struggles to get his work accepted by a publisher, and the attempts to ban his work

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9781561456659 | Reprint edition (Peachtree Pub Ltd, April 1, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In 1932, Erskine Caldwell s first novel, Tobacco Road, was the center of controversy.

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Product Description: Through brilliant paragraphs, Erskine Caldwell refines language to the extreme in order to produce a hopeless picture of the search for happiness, achieving a masterpiece that explores new modes of expression and means of narration...read more
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9788492840243 | Italian edition edition (Robinbook, April 1, 2012), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Through brilliant paragraphs, Erskine Caldwell refines language to the extreme in order to produce a hopeless picture of the search for happiness, achieving a masterpiece that explores new modes of expression and means of narration.

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Product Description: Unsentimentally realistic, this classic novel is a reflection of the effects of poverty on tenant farmers in the South during the Great Depression. It focuses on the Lester family, former cotton farmers who continue to live on their ancestors’ plantation even though it has long ceased to be prosperous...read more
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9788496707665 | Robinbook, September 1, 2011, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Unsentimentally realistic, this classic novel is a reflection of the effects of poverty on tenant farmers in the South during the Great Depression.

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9788493739362 | Celesa, September 30, 2009, cover price $36.95

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Product Description: Used - Very Good. This book was copyright on 1951. Slight wear on dust jacket. All pages are all intact. Hardcover with dust jacket.
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9780848825805 | Amereon Ltd, March 1, 2004, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Used - Very Good.

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Product Description: In With All My Might, his definitive autobiography, Caldwell tells about his work as a cotton picker, stagehand, professional football player, and war correspondent for Life magazine during World War II.In 1932, Erskine Caldwell's first novel, Tobacco Road, was the center of controversy...read more
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Hardcover:

9780934601214 | Limited edition (Peachtree Pub Ltd, August 1, 2001), cover price $175.00 | About this edition: In With All My Might, his definitive autobiography, Caldwell tells about his work as a cotton picker, stagehand, professional football player, and war correspondent for Life magazine during World War II.

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Chronicles the lives of a destitute Georgia tenant farmer and his large family.
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Hardcover:

9780783813653 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, June 1, 1995), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Jeeter Lester, a poor Georgia sharecropper, and his family struggle to get by, but when his son Dude is seduced and married by Jeeter's widowed sister, it starts a tragic chain of events
9780820316604 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, January 1, 1995), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The story of the Lesters, a family of destitute white sharecroppers debased by poverty to an elemental state of ignorance and selfishness.
9780899663043 | Buccaneer Books, April 1, 1981, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Jeeter Lester, a poor Georgia sharecropper, and his family struggle to get by, but when his son Dude is seduced and married by Jeeter's widowed sister, it starts a tragic chain of events
9780837604220 | Bentley Pub, November 1, 1978, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Jeeter Lester, a poor Georgia sharecropper, and his family suffer for their own shortcomings and those of their equally degenerate neighbors on tobacco road

Paperback:

9780820316611 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, January 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Set during the Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, Tobacco Road was first published in 1932.
9780451152589 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, November 1, 1982), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: A poor Georgia sharecropper and his family suffer from their own shortcomings and those of their equally degenerate neighbors on Tobacco Road
9780879230647 | David R Godine Pub, June 1, 1972, cover price $3.00 | About this edition: Set during the Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, Tobacco Road was first published in 1932.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780787118693 | Unabridged edition (Dove Entertainment Inc, July 1, 1999), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the lives of a destitute Georgia tenant farmer and his large family.
9781561002795 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 1, 1995), cover price $57.25 | About this edition: Chronicles the lives of a destitute Georgia tenant farmer and his large family.
9781561006540 | Mut edition (Bookcassette Sales, September 1, 1995), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the lives of a destitute Georgia tenant farmer and his large family.
9780786107568 | Blackstone Audio Inc, June 1, 1995, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: [Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.

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Product Description: This novel chronicles the final decline of a poor white family in rural Georgia, who are exhorted by their patriarch, Ty Ty, to dig up their land in search of gold, and who thereby ruin it. Complex sexual entanglements and betrayals lead to a murder within the family that completes its dissolution...read more
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Hardcover:

9780820316628, titled "God's Little Acre" | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, January 1, 1995), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Ty Ty Walden, a poor Georgia farmer, dedicates an acre of his barren land to God as he and his family struggle for peace and prosperity
9780899668697, titled "God's Little Acre" | Buccaneer Books, June 1, 1991, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This novel chronicles the final decline of a poor white family in rural Georgia, who are exhorted by their patriarch, Ty Ty, to dig up their land in search of gold, and who thereby ruin it.
9780884114567, titled "God's Little Acre" | Amereon Ltd, March 1, 1986, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: This tale chronicles the final decline of a white family in rural Georgia in the early '30s through the agencies of greed, betrayal and complex sexual entanglements, which eventually lead to murder in the family.
9780896213296, titled "Gods Little Acre" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 1, 1983), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This novel chronicles the final decline of a poor white family in rural Georgia, who are exhorted by their patriarch, Ty Ty, to dig up their land in search of gold, and who thereby ruin it.

Paperback:

9780820316635, titled "God's Little Acre" | Reissue edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, January 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Ty Ty Walden, a poor Georgia farmer, dedicates an acre of his barren land to God as he and his family struggle for peace and prosperity

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786115419, titled "God's Little Acre" | Blacksmith Corp, June 1, 1999, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This novel chronicles the final decline of a poor white family in rural Georgia, who are exhorted by their patriarch, Ty Ty, to dig up their land in search of gold, and who thereby ruin it.
9780787109103, titled "God's Little Acre" | Dove Entertainment Inc, April 1, 1997, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: This novel chronicles the final decline of a poor white family in rural Georgia, who are exhorted by their patriarch, Ty Ty, to dig up their land in search of gold, and who thereby ruin it.
9780786109265, titled "God's Little Acre" | Blackstone Audio Inc, February 1, 1996, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This novel chronicles the final decline of a poor white family in rural Georgia, who are exhorted by their patriarch, Ty Ty, to dig up their land in search of gold, and who thereby ruin it.
9781561002801, titled "God's Little Acre" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, January 1, 1996), cover price $57.25 | About this edition: Ty Ty Walden, a poor Georgia farmer, dedicates an acre of his barren land to God as he and his family struggle for peace and prosperity.
9781561006557, titled "God's Little Acre" | Mut edition (Bookcassette Sales, January 1, 1996), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Ty Ty Walden, a poor Georgia farmer, dedicates an acre of his barren land to God as he and his family struggle for peace and prosperity.

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Portrays the lynching of Sonny Clark through the eyes of Sheriff Jeff McCurtain, who did nothing to disperse an angry mob; Harvey Glenn, who turned Clark in; and Katy Barlow, who withdrew a false charge of rape only after Clark was dead
By Erskine Caldwell and Bryant Simon (introduced by)
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9780820321059 | Univ of Georgia Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Portrays the lynching of Sonny Clark through the eyes of Sheriff Jeff McCurtain, who did nothing to disperse an angry mob; Harvey Glenn, who turned Clark in; and Katy Barlow, who withdrew a false charge of rape only after Clark was dead

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Product Description: With a true American voice, Caldwell presents a searing view of the tragic struggles of a black brother and sister in their attempt to survive the racism and perverse sexuality of their brutal Southern employers.
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9781892323750 | McIntosh & Otis Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: With a true American voice, Caldwell presents a searing view of the tragic struggles of a black brother and sister in their attempt to survive the racism and perverse sexuality of their brutal Southern employers.

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Product Description: This collection of 96 stories presents the best of Erskine Caldwell's short fiction from his most productive period of work. Included here is Crown-Fire, Country Full of Swedes, The Windfall, Horse Thief, Yellow Girl and Kneel to the Rising Sun. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780820316932 | Univ of Georgia Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This collection of 96 stories presents the best of Erskine Caldwell's short fiction from his most productive period of work.

Paperback:

9780820316949 | Univ of Georgia Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This collection of ninety-six stories was first published in 1953 and presents the best of Erskine Caldwell's short fiction from his most productive period of work.

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Product Description: Written immediately following Tobacco Road and God's Little Acre, this novel introduces one of Erskine Caldwell's most memorable characters: the philandering, murderous itinerant preacher, Semon Dye. Part allegory, part tall tale, and with a good measure of old frontier humor, Journeyman,/i> tells of a stranger, as devilish as he is divine, who mysteriously arrives in Rocky Comfort, Georgia, and, inside of a week, nearly tears the small community apart...read more
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9780820318486 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, July 1, 1996), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Written immediately following Tobacco Road and God's Little Acre, this novel introduces one of Erskine Caldwell's most memorable characters: the philandering, murderous itinerant preacher, Semon Dye.

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Product Description: This memoir presents an engaging self-portrait of Erskine Caldwell's first thirty years as a writer, with special emphasis on his long and hard apprenticeship before he emerged as one of the most widely read and controversial authors of his time...read more
By Erik Bledsoe (introduced by) and Erskine Caldwell
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9780820318493 | Univ of Georgia Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This memoir presents an engaging self-portrait of Erskine Caldwell's first thirty years as a writer, with special emphasis on his long and hard apprenticeship before he emerged as one of the most widely read and controversial authors of his time.

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Product Description: As Mary Hood writes in her foreword, "The Sacrilege of Alan Kent is unique. Comparisons are not odious, they are impossible. There is nothing like it in any of Caldwell's published works, nor can we find its example in all of American literature...read more
By Erskine Caldwell, Ralph Frizzell (illustrator) and Mary Hood (introduced by)
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Hardcover:

9780820317892 | Univ of Georgia Pr, November 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: As Mary Hood writes in her foreword, "The Sacrilege of Alan Kent is unique.

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Product Description: In 1965, more than five decades after his forced estrangement from his black boyhood friend Bisco, Erskine Caldwell set out across the South to find him. On the journey, which took him from South Carolina to Arkansas, Caldwell spoke to many people on the pretense of asking Bisco's whereabouts: a black college professor in Atlanta, Georgia; a white real estate salesman in Demopolis, Alabama; a black sharecropper in the Yazoo Basin of the Mississippi Delta; a transplanted white New England housewife in Bastrop, Louisiana; and others...read more
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9780820317847 | Univ of Georgia Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In 1965, more than five decades after his forced estrangement from his black boyhood friend Bisco, Erskine Caldwell set out across the South to find him.

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Product Description: In this appealing collection of fourteen interrelated stories, twelve-year-old William Stroup recounts the ludicrous predicaments and often self-imposed hardships his family endures. Playing on the tension between Martha, his hardworking, sensible mother, and Morris, his disarmingly likable but shiftless and philandering father, William tells of Pa's flirtation with a widow, his swapping match with a band of gypsies, his battle of wits with a traveling silk-tie saleswoman, and his get-rich-quick schemes based on selling Ma's old love letters and collecting scrap iron...read more
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9780820317366 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, August 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this appealing collection of fourteen interrelated stories, twelve-year-old William Stroup recounts the ludicrous predicaments and often self-imposed hardships his family endures.

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The author's anecdotes, memories, interviews, and observations offer a portrayal of the religious life of the South and how southern protestantism fared during the social upheaval of the mid-1960s
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9780820317168 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, April 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author's anecdotes, memories, interviews, and observations offer a portrayal of the religious life of the South and how southern protestantism fared during the social upheaval of the mid-1960s

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Product Description: In the middle years of the Great Depression, Erskine Caldwell and photographer Margaret Bourke-White spent eighteen months traveling across the back roads of the Deep South--from South Carolina to Arkansas--to document the living conditions of the sharecropper...read more
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Hardcover:

9780820316918 | Univ of Georgia Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In the middle years of the Great Depression, Erskine Caldwell and photographer Margaret Bourke-White spent eighteen months traveling across the back roads of the Deep South--from South Carolina to Arkansas--to document the living conditions of the sharecropper.
9780405067693 | Facsimile edition (Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1975), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In the middle years of the Great Depression, Erskine Caldwell and photographer Margaret Bourke-White spent eighteen months traveling across the back roads of the Deep South—from South Carolina to Arkansas—to document the living conditions of the sharecropper.

Paperback:

9780820316925 | Univ of Georgia Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In the middle years of the Great Depression, Erskine Caldwell and photographer Margaret Bourke-White spent eighteen months traveling across the back roads of the Deep South—from South Carolina to Arkansas—to document the living conditions of the sharecropper.

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Tells the story of Blondy Niles, a boxer living on the fringes of society, who gets caught up in horrible acts when he falls under the spell of Mrs. Boxx, a woman who runs an abortion mill in her house
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9780807119471 | Reprint edition (Louisiana State Univ Pr, November 1, 1994), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Tells the story of Blondy Niles, a boxer living on the fringes of society, who gets caught up in horrible acts when he falls under the spell of Mrs.

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9780899092140 | Yankee Books, October 1, 1990, cover price $11.95

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Product Description: Book by Caldwell, Erskine
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Hardcover:

9780848804411 | Amereon Ltd, June 1, 1989, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Book by Caldwell, Erskine

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