• November 27
  • Meridian Senior Center, Okemos
  • November 27, 2017
  • Category: Club Listings

Event Details

  • November 27, 2017
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Free


Event Description

Nonfiction book, Hillbilly Elegy A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis By J. D. Vance From 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 working class. A deeply moving memoir with its share of humor and vividly colorful figures, Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels. And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country.

Event presented by:

  • Capital Area District Library