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The Resource Soul of a people : the WPA Writer's Project uncovers Depression America, David A. Taylor

Soul of a people : the WPA Writer's Project uncovers Depression America, David A. Taylor

Label
Soul of a people : the WPA Writer's Project uncovers Depression America
Title
Soul of a people
Title remainder
the WPA Writer's Project uncovers Depression America
Statement of responsibility
David A. Taylor
Title variation
Soul of a people
Title variation remainder
the WPA Writers Project uncovers Depression America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taylor, a journalist and writer, recounts the efforts of writers involved in the Works Progression Administration's Writers' Project during the Depression. He describes how such writers as Conrad Aiken, Nelson Algren, Saul Bellow, Arna Bontemps, Edward Dahlberg, Studs Terkel, Zora Neale Hurston, John Cheever, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Anzia Yezierska and Harold Rosenburg wrote WPA books that served as histories and guides to the culture and people of different parts of the US. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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10057945
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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Taylor, David A.
Dewey number
973.917
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E175.4.W9
LC item number
T39 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Federal Writers' Project
  • Federal Writers' Project
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the WPA Writer's Project uncovers Depression America
Label
Soul of a people : the WPA Writer's Project uncovers Depression America, David A. Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-250) and index
Contents
The Writers' Project -- Point of departure : New York -- Chicago and the midwest -- Gathering folklore, from Oklahoma to Harlem -- Rising up in the West : Idaho -- Nailing a freight on the fly : Nebraska -- Poetic land, pugnacious people : California -- Raising the dead in New Orleans -- Cigars and turpentine in Florida -- American and un-American : back around the boroughs -- Converging on Washington -- Traveling beyond
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 260 p.
Isbn
9780470403808
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2008047041
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn271772461
  • (OCoLC)271772461
Label
Soul of a people : the WPA Writer's Project uncovers Depression America, David A. Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-250) and index
Contents
The Writers' Project -- Point of departure : New York -- Chicago and the midwest -- Gathering folklore, from Oklahoma to Harlem -- Rising up in the West : Idaho -- Nailing a freight on the fly : Nebraska -- Poetic land, pugnacious people : California -- Raising the dead in New Orleans -- Cigars and turpentine in Florida -- American and un-American : back around the boroughs -- Converging on Washington -- Traveling beyond
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 260 p.
Isbn
9780470403808
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2008047041
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn271772461
  • (OCoLC)271772461

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