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A story of the industrialization of the South, To Make My Bread revolves around a family of Appalachian mountaineers - small farmers, hunters, and moonshiners - driven by economic conditions to the milltown and transformed into millhands, strikers, and rebels against the established order. Recognized as one of the major works on the Gastonia textile strike, Grace Lumpkin's novel is important for anyone interested in cultural or feminist history as it deals with early generations of women radicals committed to addressing the difficult connections of class and race. Suzanne Sowinska's introduction looks at Lumpkin's volatile career and this book's critical reception.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. xli-xliii).

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ISBN:
9780252065019
Introduction:
Sowinska, Suzanne
Author:
Sowinska, Suzanne
Introduction by:
Sowinska, Suzanne
Introduction:
Sowinska, Suzanne
Author:
Lumpkin, Grace
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Textile industry
Subject:
Radicals
Subject:
Mountain life
Subject:
Strikes and lockouts
Subject:
Working class women
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Appalachian Region, Southern
Subject:
Family -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Fiction.
Subject:
Mountain whites
Subject:
Textile Workers' Strike, Gastonia, N.C., 19
Subject:
Gastonia
Subject:
Appalachians
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Radical Novel Reconsidered
Series Volume:
87-585
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
424
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.38 in

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