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Hillbilly Elegy Reading Guide: Understanding the American Dream and Appalachian Culture

Hillbilly Elegy Introduction Hillbilly Elegy is a powerful memoir written by J. D. Vance, an author who describes his personal journey from a poverty-stricken and chaotic Appalachian upbringing to achieving success and stability. Published in 2016, this critically acclaimed book provides a glimpse into the lives and struggles of white working-class Americans living in rural …