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Night comes to the Cumberlands

Harry M. Caudill

Night comes to the Cumberlands

a biography of a depressed area.

by Harry M. Caudill

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Appalachian Plateau -- Economic conditions,
  • Appalachian Plateau -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by Stewart L. Udall.
    SeriesAn Atlantic Monthly Press book
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 394 p.
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17728687M
    OCLC/WorldCa1420429


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The plight of eastern Kentucky is a perfect case in point; for years it has been studied and discussed, and a welter of articles and books on various aspects has appeared, but no one until now has ever put it all together in one volume.

Caudill's subtitle is The Biography of. InHarry Caudill of Whitesburg published Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area, which shined a ­spotlight on the plundering of the mountains of Eastern Kentucky.

Although one may differ with details of interpretation, in probing dark areas of American life such books as these and Night Comes to the Cumberlands speak eloquently to the American conscience. Life on the Cumberland Plateau today is an anachronism, a remnant of an ugly chapter of our history.

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By: The book unfortunately doesn't go into great detail about the Native Americans who were in this region before America started moving westward. The most surprising aspect of the book is in discussing the impact of the coal industry. Being born and raised in the region, a love of coal was instilled in me.

You'll find that Night Comes to the Cumberlands covers a much longer period of time and goes into much more detail than Hillbilly Elegy. An excerpt: The fierce Choctaws from Tennessee and the hunted, wandering Shawnees from their villages in Ohio still prowled the plateau and southwestern Virginia, especially in Indian Summer, that hazy, still.

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Cash utterly ignores the highcountry). Now that I’ve read Night Comes to the Cumberlands, I know just how different coal country is from both the lowcountry South and the stretches of Appalachia unblighted by coal and thank God again there is no coal under my particular corner of.

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Harry M. Caudill was the son of miners who became a lawyer, was elected to the Kentucky General Assembly, and taught history courses at the University of Kentucky.4/5(2).

An attorney in Whitesburg, Kentucky, Harry M. Caudill is the author of such well-known books as Night Comes to the Cumberlands, Dark Hills to Westward, and My Land is Dying. The Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf is a celebration of two centuries of the history and culture of the Commonwealth. “Night Comes ” InHarry Caudill’s Night Comes to the Cumberlands was published as an Atlantic Monthly Press book by Little, Brown & Co.

of Boston, Massachusetts. “In Night Comes to the Cumberlands, “ wrote the publisher on the back of early paperback editions, “author Harry M, Caudill focuses on the terrible social sore of squalor, ignorance and demoralization among the.

The pathetic history of the Cumberland Plateau in Eastern Kentucky illustrates the results, for men and nature, of unregulated free enterprise, the pre-eminence of the rights of property, and the absence of responsible public supervision.

Though the author of Night Comes to the Cumberlands did not intend his book to be such a tract—or a [ ]. “At the time it was first published init framed such an urgent appeal to the American conscience that it actually prompted the creation of the Appalachian Regional Commission, an agency that has pumped millions of dollars into l’s study begins in the violence of the Indian wars and ends in the economic despair of the s and s.5/5(1).

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Harry M. Caudill (May 3, – Novem ) was an American author, historian, lawyer, legislator, and environmentalist from Letcher County, in the coalfields of southeastern Kentucky. Caudill served in World War II as a private in the U.S.

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Appalachian author and activist Harry Caudill published the first edition of his landmark bestseller, Night Comes to the Cumberlands, in — fifty years ago this dedicated the book, "With affection and respect to my wife, Anne, without whose assistance and insistence it would never have been written and to the Kentucky coalminers whose trials and tragedies are its central theme.".

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