Red Dirt: Growing Up Okie (Paperback)

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By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Mike Davis (Foreword by)
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A classic in contemporary Oklahoma literature, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's Red Dirt unearths the joys and ordeals of growing up poor during the 1940s and 1950s. In this exquisite rendering of her childhood in rural Oklahoma, from the Dust Bowl days to the end of the Eisenhower era, the author bears witness to a family and community that still cling to the dream of America as a republic of landowners.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780806137759
ISBN-10: 0806137754
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 2006
Pages: 246
Language: English