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HOLD AUTUMN IN YOUR HAND by George Sessions Perry Kirkus Star



Pub Date: Jan. 27th, 1940
Publisher: Viking

James Still, Jesse Stuart, Caroline Miller, Marjorie Rawlings -- and to this memorable list can be added George Perry, as another American writer who has drawn on deep knowledge and understanding and sympathy for the ""poor whites"" whose struggle for bare livelihood creates that scar on our scutcheon in the Deep South. He has drawn his Tuckers with their unbreakable pride, their joy in infinitesimal things, their courage, and the tiny spark of ambition that makes them eager to battle the black bottom lands of Texas, rather than to take the easier way in the sand hills. A regional story of Texas share croppers, of the earth earthy.