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035 _a(AU-PeEL)464579
035 _a(OCoLC)609845958
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_beng
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050 _aF332.B9
_bA454 2009
082 0 0 _a305.896/073076137
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090 _aF332.B9
_bA454 2009
100 1 _aAllen, Peggy Vonsherie.
245 1 4 _aThe Pecan Orchard :
_bJourney of a Sharecropper's Daughter
260 _aTuscaloosa :
_bUniversity of Alabama Press,
_c2009.
300 _a1 online resource (270 p.)
490 0 _aeBooks on Demand
505 0 _aContents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. The Beginning; II. The Work; III. The Business; IV. The Characters; V. The Stories
520 _a This is a true story of the struggle, survival, and ultimate success of a large black family in south Alabama who, in the middle decades of the 20th century, lifted themselves out of poverty to achieve the American dream of property ownership. Descended from slaves and sharecroppers in the Black Belt region, this family of hard-working parents and their thirteen children is mentored by its matriarch, Moa, the author's beloved great grandmother, who passes on to the family, along with other cultural wealth, her recipe for moonshine. Without rancor or blame, and even with occ
588 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
650 4 _aAfrican Americans - Alabama - Butler County - Social life and customs - 20th century.
650 4 _aAfrican Americans -- Alabama -- Butler County -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
650 4 _aAllen family.
650 4 _aAllen family -- Anecdotes.
650 4 _aAllen, Peggy Vonsherie - Childhood and youth.
650 4 _aAllen, Peggy Vonsherie - Family.
650 4 _aAllen, Peggy Vonsherie, 1959- -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes.
650 4 _aAllen, Peggy Vonsherie, 1959- -- Family -- Anecdotes.
650 4 _aButler County (Ala.) - Social life and customs - 20th century.
650 4 _aButler County (Ala.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
650 4 _aCountry life - Alabama - Butler County.
650 4 _aCountry life -- Alabama -- Butler County -- Anecdotes.
650 4 _aSharecroppers - Alabama - Butler County - Social life and customs - 20th century.
650 4 _aSharecroppers -- Alabama -- Butler County -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
655 0 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aAllen, Peggy Vonsherie
_tThe Pecan Orchard : Journey of a Sharecropper's Daughter
_dTuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press,c2009
_z9780817356590
856 4 0 _uhttp://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=464579
_yClick here to view this ebook.
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