By Erskine Caldwell

In this travelogue and memoir, groundbreaking novelist Erskine Caldwell appears again at a lifestyles lived within the stricken South


Five a long time faraway from his personal Southern formative years, novelist Erskine Caldwell units out on a trip to discover an previous friend—a pal misplaced to him throughout the tradition of segregation. As Caldwell follows a path via Georgia, South Carolina, and masses of the Deep South looking for his black early life good friend Bisco, his interviews with white and black americans disclose a variety of attitudes which are tragic, if no longer surprising.

 

Published first within the mid-1960s simply because the South was once present process an intensive transformation by means of freedom marches and sit-ins, In seek of Bisco deals a heartfelt account of the civil rights flow via one of many region’s fiercest critics and so much famous sons.

 

This publication positive factors an illustrated biography of Erskine Caldwell together with infrequent pictures and never-before-seen files courtesy of the Dartmouth university Library.

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