In Search of Bisco
by Erskine Caldwell


Overview - In 1965, more than five decades after a forced estrangement from his black boyhood friend Bisco, Erskine Caldwell set out across the South find him. On the journey, which took him from South Carolina to Arkansas, Caldwell spoke to many people on the pretense of asking Bisco's whereabouts: a black college professor in Atlanta, Georgia; a white real estate salesman in Demopolis, Alabama; a black sharecropper in the Yazoo Basin of the Mississippi Delta; a transplanted white New England housewife in Bastrop, Louisiana, and others.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1965, more than five decades after a forced estrangement from his black boyhood friend Bisco, Erskine Caldwell set out across the South find him. On the journey, which took him from South Carolina to Arkansas, Caldwell spoke to many people on the pretense of asking Bisco's whereabouts: a black college professor in Atlanta, Georgia; a white real estate salesman in Demopolis, Alabama; a black sharecropper in the Yazoo Basin of the Mississippi Delta; a transplanted white New England housewife in Bastrop, Louisiana, and others. Eighteen of those conversations, with Caldwell's commentary make up this book.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780820317847
  • ISBN-10: 0820317845
  • Publisher: University of Georgia Press
  • Publish Date: October 1995
  • Page Count: 236
  • Dimensions: 8.51 x 5.52 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

Series: Brown Thrasher Books

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