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Another masterpiece from the novelist, this book is about the final decline of the family and its end in poverty. A family, similar to the Tobacco Road is living on a plantation. Their land is ruined by a family, which was trying to find some gold not to mention the strange sexual entanglements. With betrayals, there is murder and the end of the family is here.
What makes this book stand out?
One of the Erskine Caldwell best sellers, it has been adapted into a motion picture as well.
Read it for
The book tells you how poverty changes everything
Don't read it for
The depth of the book may seem a bit disturbing to many readers.