Hillbilly Elegy poster

Details

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A riveting book."—The Wall Street Journal"Essential reading."—David Brooks, New York TimesFrom a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white wo

Author J. D. Vance

Pages 288

Publisher HarperCollins

Published Date 2016-06-28

ISBN 0062300563 9780062300560

Ratings

Google 4.0

Tips

Amanda McAllister's profile image

amanda_mcallister shared a tip "Lovely memoir that reminded me of so many small town TX grandparents I knew. Interesting read. Fast and entertaining."

Gayle Andrews Graverson's profile image

gayle_andrews_graverson shared a tip "Yes, learned about the lives of those in the deep south."

🌸 Lisa 🌸's profile image

lisa_9088 shared a tip "This book reminds me of back home."

joshua_escobedo shared a tip "It’s one of those books you’ll want to read in a day! So good"

Cooper Cherel's profile image

cooper_cherel shared a tip "Incredibly interesting insight into a world not popularly studied. Vance’s story is unique and well worth the read."

kelsee_aker shared a tip "What about you?!"

Aimee Miller's profile image

aimee_miller_8128 shared a tip "Read the whole thing in one day! Really makes you think about our society and what can be done. Great read!"

Sue Celaschi's profile image

sue_celaschi shared a tip "Loved this close to home story"

Joelle Fronzaglio's profile image

joelle_fronzaglio shared a tip "A peek into endemic poverty."

Kelley Jorgensen's profile image

kelley_jorgensen shared a tip "Powerful. Kept me interested throughout"

rebecca_lockwood shared a tip "I like so many, it’s hard to pick my favorite. The most recent book I read was The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, it was amazing!"

barbara_campbell_3403 shared a tip "Eye opening and fascinating"

Adam Seefeldt's profile image

adam_seefeldt shared a tip "I have this book and am planning on reading it soon!"

dana_t shared a tip "I wasn't even sure I liked it until I finished it... And wanted to read it again! It's just amazing"

Sarah Brumberg's profile image

sarah_brumberg shared a tip "You?"

Bonnie Miles's profile image

bonnie_miles shared a tip "I love to read"

Miranda Romig's profile image

miranda_romig shared a tip "Yes, if you're from Ohio or Kentucky."

frank_gadsden shared a tip "More proof that white privilege is a myth."

Scroll to top