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Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English


  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography-Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8428001M
ISBN 101410799638
ISBN 109781410799630



  The Sharecropper Prodigy is a great example of historical fiction brought to life. The characters in this book are so strong and personable. By the end of the book I had formed a real attachment to them. I believe for a book to fulfill its plot, the characters must be strong and personable. This book definitely did just that/5(). This book is about the life of an African American boy growing up on farms mostly in eastern North Carolina, in the nineteen forties and fifties. He began working at age four, taking on tasks that should have been reserved for adults. With only internal personal resistance, he managed to emerge maybe not unscathed, but more resilient and determined. Through his various experiences, he managed. Charles Watkins the book called White Gold Cotton the sharecropping stories the Hobbies consists of writing short stories painting with acrylic paint on heavy cotton canvas and and linen canvas enjoy playing tennis and spending time with my daughters Tamia and Tamera I have a hobby also consist of restoring old cars and listen to good jazz music also enjoy tasting of good wine malt scotch I 4/5(1). (Cheré Coen Louisiana Book News, "New Releases from University Press of Mississippi") Viola Fontenot provides an immense service to Louisiana and women’s rural history with her work, A Cajun Girl’s Sharecropping Years, which shares her memories of growing up Reviews:

Sharecropping. After the Civil War, former slaves sought jobs, and planters sought laborers. The absence of cash or an independent credit system led to the creation of sharecropping. Sharecropping is a legal arrangement with regard to agricultural land in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced on that land.. Sharecropping has a long history and there are a wide range of different situations and types of .   Sharecropping is a type of farming in which families rent small plots of land from a landowner in return for a portion of their crop, to be given to the landowner at the end of each year.   Employing both historical and sociological methods, Edward Royce traces the rise of southern sharecropping and confronts the problem of why slavery was ultimately replaced by sharecropping rather than by some other labor arrangement. With vivid primary accounts from planters and freedpeople, he examines the transition from slavery to sharecropping from the perspective of the .

My Story of a Sharecropper is a collaborative book about Willie Holliday Sr., a South Carolina man who spent his entire life working as a sharecropper in the post-Civil War South. In the records of history, Willie was a faceless black man. While America faced War, Depression and Revolution, his life would not become the subject of any book.   This is a personal response paper I wrote following my reading this book. Personal Response: Sharecropper's Troubadour John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, and the African American Song Tradition by Michael K. Honey Oral history is more than the transcription of a word-for-word interview/5. Books with the subject: Sharecroppers. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity.   The Sharecropper Prodigy book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tom Martin tells the story of Ben Evans as well as his own /5.