A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
by 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...
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