Caldwell, Erskine (1903 - 1987)

Genre: General Fiction

Novelist and short story writer Erskine Caldwell was born in Georgia and grew up all over the South. He lived, for a time, in Maine in the 1930's where he and his wife managed a book store. After high school, he attended Erskine College, an A.R.P. school in South Carolina, and the University of Virginia, among other institutions. He never received a degree, but at the University of Virginia a professor encouraged him to be a writer.

Selected Bibliography

  • Tobacco Road (1932)
  • God's Little acre (1933)
  • Kneel to the Rising Sun (1935)
  • Have You Seen Their Faces (with Margaret Bourke-White)(1937)

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