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A small southern community into the single mindedness of a mob Erskine Caldwell shows the lynching of Sonny Clark through many eyes However Caldwell reserves some of his most powerful passages for the few who truly held Clark's life in. This like A Place Called Estherville deals with the racism and violence in the South during the Depression It is very different from Tobacco Road and God s Little Acre as there is very little humor that is unless you consider the antics of a county sheriff trying to hide out so he won t be called upon to stop some good ole boys having a bit of fun and thus alienate some voters come the next election Yes That s right That bit of fun is a lynching This book is not just unsettling it is frightening It is an ugly story about ugly people during an ugly time and the most frightening aspect is that those involved landowners sheriff mayor etc don t see themselves as doing anything all that wrong The Breach of Crowns powerful Icebergs passages for the few who truly held Clark's life in. This like A Place Called Estherville deals with the racism and violence in the South during the Depression It is very different from Tobacco Road and God s Little Acre as there is very little humor that is unless you consider the antics of a county sheriff trying to hide out so he won t be called upon to stop some good ole boys having a bit of fun and thus alienate some voters come the next election Yes That s right That bit of fun is a lynching This book is not just unsettling it is frightening It is an ugly story about ugly The Line people during an ugly time and the most frightening aspect is that those involved landowners sheriff mayor etc don t see themselves as doing anything all that wrong

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Trouble in July

Their hands but let it go people like Sheriff Jeff McCurtain who did nothing to disperse the mob; Harvey Glenn who found Clark in hiding and turned him in; and Katy Barlow who withdrew her false charge of rape only after Clark was dea. Not at all an enjoyable book but a remarkably compelling one The second book I ve read by this author the other being TOBACCO ROAD and excepting the accused in this one have yet to encounter a sympathetic character But Caldwell is a very good writer and holds the interest throughout Become a Creativity Coach Now! people like Sheriff Jeff McCurtain who did nothing to disperse the mob; Harvey Glenn who found Clark in hiding and turned him in; and Katy Barlow who withdrew her false charge of rape only after Clark was dea. Not at all an enjoyable book but a remarkably compelling one The second book I ve read by this author the other being TOBACCO ROAD and excepting the accused in this one have yet to encounter a sympathetic character But Caldwell is a very good writer and holds the interest throughout

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Through the summer twilight in the Depression era South word begins to circulate of a black man accosting a white woman In no time the awful forces of public opinion and political expediency goad the separate fears and frustrations of. One of my favorite Caldwell books not because it is a nice story it is anything but but it is realistic as history has proven of the lives poor black folks down South endured since foreverIt is about a lynching and I will say no so as not to spoil it for anybody who wishes to read it I love most of his books and all the ones that deal with the South along with Place called Estherville and this one is incredibly moving I highly recommend this book A Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream public opinion and Trial of a Feminizer political expediency goad the separate fears and frustrations of. One of my favorite Caldwell books not because it is a nice story it is anything but but it is realistic as history has The Breach of Crowns proven of the lives Icebergs poor black folks down South endured since foreverIt is about a lynching and I will say no so as not to spoil it for anybody who wishes to read it I love most of his books and all the ones that deal with the South along with Place called Estherville and this one is incredibly moving I highly recommend this book A


10 thoughts on “Trouble in July

  1. says:

    Good lord this was dark Imagine To Kill a Mockingbird without Atticus Finch in fact without a single character with a lick of moral conscience and you have Trouble in July It's a sadly disturbingly accurate look at racial politics in the South It was published in 1940 but the attitudes in this novel have not ch

  2. says:

    One of my favorite Caldwell books not because it is a 'nice ' story it is anything but but it is realistic as history has proven of the lives poor black folks down South endured since foreverIt is about a lynching and I will

  3. says:

    Like the other Erskine Caldwell books that i've read this is an extremely disuieting tale of racism and evil mixed with a uirky off the cuff sense of humor The first time i read Caldwell Tobacco Road i was surprised by how funny he could be with such ugly topic matter Sure rural southern culture has a reputation for fostering ignorance and stupidity but could it really reach a level of inhumanity this low? Of

  4. says:

    This is a fine book one of those that I read many years ago but that has stayed with me It's good to see that it's back in print; also that it's now available in e book form The subject matter of Trouble in July a lynching means it's not always an easy read but it is so well put together and so atmospheric that you are drawn into the narrative from the beginning The humid air of a southern summer seems to seep right off the pag

  5. says:

    This like A Place Called Estherville deals with the racism and violence in the South during the Depression It is very different from Tobacco Roa

  6. says:

    A novel of the economics and sociology of racism What fascinates is that whether or not young black Sonny raped a white girl is irrelevant Frus

  7. says:

    I really enjoyed this story As always the author creates interesting characters and clever dialogue that not only develops the atmosphere but also gives one a sense of the characters themselves I don't pay much mind to opinions of political ilk regarding the story The story is a drama and oft times drama is ugly If you enjoy Americana this book is for you Cheers

  8. says:

    One might be forgiven for suggesting that Erskine Caldwell had an obsession with the South—though not with a s

  9. says:

    Not at all an enjoyable book but a remarkably compelling one The second book I've read by this author the other being TOBACCO ROAD and excepting the accused in this one have yet to encounter a sympathetic character But Caldwell is a very good

  10. says:

    The sheriff is not a bad man just concerned with playing politics to keep his job He doesn't want to do anything until he knows which way the political wind is blowing Very sad poor innocent Sonny The black people really did have it rough pre civil rights I shudder to think how many innocent people were lynched over the years falsely accused or being in the wrong place at the wrong time Poor white trash feeling the need to be sup

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