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    • Tobacco Road

    • By: Erskine Caldwell
    • Narrated by: John MacDonald
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Set during the Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, Tobacco Road was first published in 1932. It is the story of the Lesters, a family of white sharecroppers so destitute that most of their creditors have given up on them. Debased by poverty to an elemental state of ignorance and selfishness, the Lesters are preoccupied by their hunger, sexual longings, and fear that they will one day descend to a lower rung on the social ladder than the black families who live near them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Preachers has got to preach against something.

    • By Darwin8u on 05-21-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Tobacco Road

    • By: Erskine Caldwell
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Earthy, raunchy and high spirited, this story of larkabout Jeeter Lester’s struggle to keep his farm is one of the most poignant and humorous in Depression-era literature and an American classic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A noxious tale perfectly painted

    • By Reitman Rhyasen on 04-06-13

    Regular price: $20.99