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Hillbilly Elegy

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...
Publish Date
2016
June 28
Goodreads rating
3.93
ISBN
9780062300546
Tags
nonfictionbiography-and-memoir
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
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
Audio version of Hillbilly Elegy, read by author @JDVance1, was ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. Human, perceptive, loving, well-told.     source