Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis ‿ Read Format Kindle [ ∗ Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis ] For Free ⁜ Kindle Ebook By J D Vance ⁺ A compassionate, discerning sociological analysisCombining thoughtful inquiry with firsthand experience, Mr Vance has inadvertently provided a civilized reference guide for an uncivilized election, and hes done so in a vocabulary intelligible to both Democrats and Republicans Imagine that Jennifer Senior, New York Times Hillbilly Elegy is a beautiful memoir but it is equally a work of cultural criticism about white working class America Vance offers a compelling explanation for why its so hard for someone who grew up the way he did to make ita riveting book Wall Street Journal Vances description of the culture he grew up in is essential reading for this moment in history David Brooks, New York Times Hillbilly Elegy couldnt have been better timeda harrowing portrait of much that has gone wrong in America over the past two generationsan honest look at the dysfunction that afflicts too many working class Americans National Review A n American classic, an extraordinary testimony to the brokenness of the white working class, but also its strengths Its one of the best books Ive ever read T he most important book of 2016 You cannot understand whats happening now without first reading J.D Vance Rod Dreher, The American Conservative J.D Vances memoir, Hillbilly Elegy, offers a starkly honest look at what that shattering of faith feels like for a family who lived through it You will not read a important book about America this year The Economist A frank, unsentimental, harrowing memoira superb book New York Post The troubles of the working poor are well known to policymakers, but Vance offers an insiders view of the problem Christianity Today Vance movingly recounts the travails of his family Washington Post What explains the appeal of Donald Trump Many pundits have tried to answer this question and fallen short But J.D Vance nails itstunningintimate Globe and Mail Toronto 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF 6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP S WIN AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD You will not read a important book about America this year The Economist A riveting book The Wall Street Journal Essential reading David Brooks,New York TimesHillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisisthat of white working class Americans The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for thanforty years, has been reported with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside J D Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck.The Vance family story begins hopefully in postwar America J D.s grandparents were dirt poor and in love, and moved north from Kentuckys Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them They raised a middle class family, and eventually one of their grandchildren would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of success in achieving generational upward mobility But as the family saga of Hillbilly Elegy plays out, we learn that J.D s grandparents, aunt, uncle, sister, and, most of all, his mother struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle class life,neverfully escaping the legacy of abuse, alcoholism, poverty, and trauma so characteristic of their part of America With piercing honesty, Vance shows how he himself still carries around the demons of his chaotic family history.A deeply moving memoir, with its share of humor and vividly colorful figures, Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country. 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    • 1.1
    • 19
    • Format Kindle
    • 0062300555
    • J D Vance
    • Anglais
    • 18 February 2016
    • 288 pages