Conversation Starters for Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
- Author: Daily Books
- Release Date : 2017-02-20
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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance: Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: J.D. Vance grew up in a rural Applachian town that struggled with poverty. Hillbilly Elegy is J.D. Vance's memoir. Vance tells his family's story and examines the lives of white people in America who are part of the working class. Vance's grandparents were, as he says, "dirt poor," and moved from Kentucky to Ohio to try to escape poverty. When Vance graduated from Yale Law School, they saw it as a mark of them moving up in society. Though his family was moving upward, Vance recounts their struggles of living in the middle class. This is where Vance's social analysis begins. Hillbilly Elegy was a 2016 #1 Bestseller for The New Y...