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Grass widow [electronic resource] : making my way in depression Alabama / Viola Goode Liddell.

By: Liddell, Viola Goode, 1901-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (x, 70 p.).ISBN: 9780817382025 (electronic bk.); 081738202X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Liddell, Viola Goode, 1901- | High school teachers -- Alabama -- Camden -- Biography | Camden (Ala.) -- Social life and customs | Camden (Ala.) -- Biography | High school teachers | Liddell, Viola Goode | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | HISTORY -- State & Local -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Grass widow.DDC classification: 976.1/38 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; One: Crossing Over; Two: Charting the Way; Three: Getting Launched; Four: Compass Bearings; Five: The Course; Six: Shoals; Seven: "There Is a Tide ..."
Summary: An engaging account of one woman's overcoming the Depression and small town mores. Viola Goode Liddell's short memoir tells the story of her return to Alabama in search of a husband and a new life. Thirty years old and recently divorced, Liddell comes back to her home state--with her young son--determined to survive, during the depths of the Depression. Liddell narrates the obstacles she faces as a single mother in the 1930s Deep South with self-deprecating humor and a confessional tone that reveal both her intelligence and her unapologetic ambitions. Unable to earn, borrow, or beg enough mone.
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Preface; One: Crossing Over; Two: Charting the Way; Three: Getting Launched; Four: Compass Bearings; Five: The Course; Six: Shoals; Seven: "There Is a Tide ..."

An engaging account of one woman's overcoming the Depression and small town mores. Viola Goode Liddell's short memoir tells the story of her return to Alabama in search of a husband and a new life. Thirty years old and recently divorced, Liddell comes back to her home state--with her young son--determined to survive, during the depths of the Depression. Liddell narrates the obstacles she faces as a single mother in the 1930s Deep South with self-deprecating humor and a confessional tone that reveal both her intelligence and her unapologetic ambitions. Unable to earn, borrow, or beg enough mone.

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