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Author Wiltse, Charles M. (Charles Maurice), 1907-1990.

Title Prosperity far distant [electronic resource] : the journal of an Ohio farmer, 1933-1934 / by Charles M. Wiltse ; edited by Michael J. Birkner ; with a foreword by Gene Logsdon.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2012. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)

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Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword; A Note on the Source; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Journal of an Ohio Farmer, 1933-1934; Afterword; Index.
Summary Fresh from receiving a doctorate from Cornell University in 1933, but unable to find work, Charles M. Wiltse joined his parents on the small farm they had recently purchased in southern Ohio. There, the Wiltses scratched out a living selling eggs, corn, and other farm goods at prices that were barely enough to keep the farm intact. In wry and often affecting prose, Wiltse recorded a year in the life of this quintessentially American place during the Great Depression. He describes the family's daily routine, occasional light moments, and their ongoing frustrations, small and large-from a neig.
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Subject Wiltse, Charles M. (Charles Maurice), 1907-1990.
Wiltse, Charles M. (Charles Maurice), 1907-1990.
Family farms -- Ohio.
Farm life -- Ohio.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Birkner, Michael J., 1950-
Other Form: Print version: Wiltse, Charles M. Prosperity Far Distant : The Journal of an American Farmer, 1933-1934. Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©2012
ISBN 9780821444092 (electronic bk.)
0821444093 (electronic bk.)
9780821419984 (hc ; alk. paper)