A Childhood Reminiscence of the Great Depression: A True Story

A Childhood Reminiscence of the Great Depression: A True Story

by Kenneth M. Holtzclaw
     
 

In 1929, a boy was born whose family would soon feel some of the calamitous problems incurred by the Great Depression, which began soon after the boy's birth. Responding to little more than the primitive instinct of survival required during these times, this is a story relating this boy's reminiscence of this period. His story is followed through the years of the… See more details below

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In 1929, a boy was born whose family would soon feel some of the calamitous problems incurred by the Great Depression, which began soon after the boy's birth. Responding to little more than the primitive instinct of survival required during these times, this is a story relating this boy's reminiscence of this period. His story is followed through the years of the depression and into his later boyhood, and is a narrative of his and his family's survival and resilience, causing the family of ten children the hardship of moving from place to place numerous times, twenty-four, seeking work where it was most available for the head of the family, whose occupation was a sign painter. It is a true story, inherent of the boy's experiences, reminisced in a manner that brings the reader in close proximity to the books main characters. However, intertwined between hardships of the bad times of the depression, the boy was able to bring out uplifting humor during his years relating to the story, years up to his nineteenth birthday, when he joined the U. S. Navy and ventured into years then nearly devoid of the depression

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ISBN-13:
9781467939959
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/23/2012
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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