Title

Tobacco Road

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Creation Date

1966

Description

Gift of Richard N. Hurley.

Publisher

MacFadden Books

Style/Period

Mid-twentieth century, Pulp Fiction

Culture

American

Materials/Techniques

covers (gathered matter components), paperbacks

Measurements

7 x 4.25 in.

Inscription

[top, in black banner]: MACFADDEN/ MB/ BOOKS/ from the novel by/ ERSKINE CALDWELL; [top right]: 75¢; [center]: TOBACCO ROAD/ Jack Kirkland; With a new introduction by Erskine Caldwell/ A terrified bride, a shameless father, a brutal/ son and a passionate widow are caught in a/ trap of greed and tragedy; [bottom]: The complete unabridged text/ of the play which ran for seven- and- a half- years on Broadway

Keywords

paperbacks; pulp fiction; text (layout feature); illustrations (layout features); men (male humans); women; cabins (houses); objectification; overalls (trousers)

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