Erskine, 1903, 1987, US-amerikan. Schriftst.; beschreibt das Leben der armen Weißen im S der USA.
(Preston) (1903-1987) US novelist. He achieved great popular success with Tobacco Road 1932 and God’s Little Acre 1933. These were vivid, bawdy depictions of poverty-stricken Southern sharecroppers in the Depression, which bordered on sensationalist melodrama.
His literary autobiography, Call It Experience, was published 1951.
Born in White Oak, Georgia, Caldwell traveled with his father, a minister, and worked among poor whites in the South as a cotton picker. His other works include Trouble in July 1940 and Georgia Boy 1943. He was married to photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, who collaborated with him on three books, notably You Have Seen Their Faces 1937, about the rural South.
(Janet) Taylor, Pseudonym: Max Reiner, 1900, 1985, US-amerikan. Schriftst. (Romane über die wirtsch. Expansion der USA).
(Janet) Taylor 1900-1985 American (English-born) author