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Hillbilly Elegy

A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

J. D. Vance

From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of Americas white working classHillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisisthat of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic o...
Publish Date
June 28
Goodreads rating
I came away with new insights into the multifaceted cultural and family dynamics that contribute to poverty.      source
A very well-written book. The whole thing is a critique of individual decisions.      source
Oct 16, 2017
Read @JDVance1 Book @HillbillyElegy. Simply brilliant. A must for every international liberal born into relative privilege.      source
Aug 08, 2017
I've just finished this book. Well worth the read. Go raibh maith agat Shannon.      source
Audio version of Hillbilly Elegy, read by author @JDVance1, was ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. Human, perceptive, loving, well-told.      source
Nov 22, 2020
@AlecMacGillis can't wait to see this. book was fantastic      source