The Resource The pecan orchard : journey of a sharecropper's daughter, Peggy Vonsherie Allen, (electronic resource)

The pecan orchard : journey of a sharecropper's daughter, Peggy Vonsherie Allen, (electronic resource)

Label
The pecan orchard : journey of a sharecropper's daughter
Title
The pecan orchard
Title remainder
journey of a sharecropper's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Peggy Vonsherie Allen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Allen, Peggy Vonsherie
Dewey number
  • 305.896/073076137
  • 305.89607307
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F332.B9
LC item number
A45 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allen, Peggy Vonsherie
  • Allen, Peggy Vonsherie
  • Allen family
  • African Americans
  • Sharecroppers
  • Country life
  • Butler County (Ala.)
Label
The pecan orchard : journey of a sharecropper's daughter, Peggy Vonsherie Allen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. The Beginning; II. The Work; III. The Business; IV. The Characters; V. The Stories
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817384548
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000804302
  • (EBL)464579
  • (OCoLC)609845958
  • (SSID)ssj0000364203
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11267976
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000364203
  • (PQKBWorkID)10398428
  • (PQKB)10342931
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC464579
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000804302
Label
The pecan orchard : journey of a sharecropper's daughter, Peggy Vonsherie Allen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. The Beginning; II. The Work; III. The Business; IV. The Characters; V. The Stories
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817384548
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000804302
  • (EBL)464579
  • (OCoLC)609845958
  • (SSID)ssj0000364203
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11267976
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000364203
  • (PQKBWorkID)10398428
  • (PQKB)10342931
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC464579
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000804302

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