Erskine Caldwell, American author. Decorated L'Ordre du Merite Culturel (Poland); Commander L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France); recipient Yale Review $1,000 award for fiction, 1933. Member Authors League American, American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters, International P.E.N., Euphemian Literature Society, Raven Society Clubs: Phoenix Press, San Francisco Press.
Newspaper writer, 1925. Cotton picker, stage hand, professional football player, book reviewer, lecturer, editor. Motion picture screen writer Hollywood, California, 1933-1934, 42-43.
Correspondent Mexico, Spain, Czechoslovakia, 1938-1939, China, Mongolia, Turkestan, 1940. Editor American Folkways, 1940-1955. War correspondent Life magazine, Prime Minister, Columbia Broadcasting System, Russia, 1941.
- Tobacco Road (Play)
- Jack Kirkland adapted from the novel by Erskine Caldwell Full Length, Comedy Characters: 6 male, 5 female Exterior Set The story of the Lester's of "Tobacco Road", of father Jeeter who dreams of planting a garden beside his ramshackle home, the idiotic son who marries a ravenous evangelist and drives an automobile to destruction, a daughter with strong sexual inclinations, another who is sold into marriage for $7.
- [(You Have Seen Their Faces)] [Author: Erskine Caldwell] published on (February, 1995)
- In the middle years of the Great Depression, Erskine Caldwell and photographer Margaret Bourke-White spent eighteen months traveling across the back roads of the Deep South - from South Carolina to Arkansas - to document the living conditions of the sharecropper.
- You Have Seen Their Faces
- In the middle years of the Great Depression, Erskine Caldwell and photographer Margaret Bourke-White spent eighteen months traveling across the back roads of the Deep South—from South Carolina to Arkansas—to document the living conditions of the sharecropper.
- Call it experience;: The years of learning how to write
- This memoir presents an engaging self-portrait of Erskine Caldwell's first thirty years as a writer, with special emphasis on his long and hard apprenticeship before he emerged as one of the most widely read and controversial authors of his time.
Born December 17, 1903
1933 - 1934
1938 - 1939
1940 - 1955
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