This Stubborn Soil
Scribner, 1966 - 307 էջ
In this remarkable American autobiography, William Owens gives an account of his childhood and youth in Texas. Born in a tiny place called Pin Hook, not far from the Oklahoma border, Mr. Owens eloquently records a frontier life that seems incredible in the twentieth century -- a struggle with desperate poverty, with the land, and above all a struggle to gain an education.
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LibraryThing ReviewՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - Schmerguls - LibraryThing
5572. This Stubborn Soil A Frontier Boyhood, by William A. Owens (read 29 July 2018) This is a most unusual book. The author calls it "fictionalized autobiography". It tells the story of the author's ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewՀաճախորդի կարծիքը - TimBazzett - LibraryThing
This is, quite simply, a wonderful and plainly told story of a hardscrabble childhood and youth in east Texas and a glimpse of a bygone era. It's too bad we couldn't make it required reading for today ... Read full review