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The Resource Hard times : an oral history of the Great Depression, Studs Terkel

Hard times : an oral history of the Great Depression, Studs Terkel

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Hard times : an oral history of the Great Depression
Title
Hard times
Title remainder
an oral history of the Great Depression
Statement of responsibility
Studs Terkel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: In this unique re-creation of one of the most dramatic periods in modern American history, Studs Terkel recaptures the Great Depression of the 1930s in all its complexity. The book is a mosaic of memories from those who were richest to those who were most destitute: politicians like James Farley and Raymond Moley; businessmen like Bill Benton and Clement Stone; a six-day bicycle racer; artists and writers; racketeers; speakeasy operators, strikers, and impoverished farmers; people who were just kids; and those who remember losing a fortune. Hard Times is not only a gold mine of information-much of it little known-but also a fascinating interplay of memory and fact, showing how the Depression affected the lives of those who experienced it firsthand, often transforming the most bitter memories into a surprising nostalgia
Summary
Recreates the character and atmosphere of this dramatic era in a collage of recollections by both well-known and obscure Americans
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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186804
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Terkel, Studs
Dewey number
973.9160922
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depressions
  • Oral history
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Depressions
  • Economic history
  • Oral history
  • Social conditions
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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an oral history of the great depression
Label
Hard times : an oral history of the Great Depression, Studs Terkel
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Publication
Note
  • "This paperback edition published by The New Press ... 2005."
  • Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 1970
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm57484967
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 462 pages
Isbn
9781565846562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)57484967
Label
Hard times : an oral history of the Great Depression, Studs Terkel
Publication
Note
  • "This paperback edition published by The New Press ... 2005."
  • Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 1970
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm57484967
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 462 pages
Isbn
9781565846562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)57484967

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