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“A compelling picture of one of this country's most pressing problems…a vivid and concise description of America's farm crisis.”—Kirkus Reviews



“The most comprehensive yet accessible book on the rural crisis in a generation. Davidson's examination of the rural radical right is thorough and chilling. Excellent work!”—Daniel Levitas, Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: University Of Iowa Press; REV edition (September 1, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0877455546
  • ISBN-13: 978-0877455547
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,039,472 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Osha Gray Davidson is a senior reporter for Hashtag30.org. He's a regular contributor to Rolling Stone magazine and his work has appeared in Discover magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Spectator, Grist, Mother Jones, The Nation, The New Republic, Salon.com, The Washington Post, Woman's Day, and Popular Science. He ran the popular Forbes.com blog, Edison 2.0, about innovations in renewable energy. He is the author of five books of non-fiction, covering topics from sea turtles (Fire in the Turtle House) to the National Rifle Association (Under Fire) to the nexus of race and class in America (The Best of Enemies). He also co-wrote the screenplay for the IMAX documentary Coral Reef Adventure.

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By Lance Womack on January 1, 2013
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If you want to know how America's Heartland is doing, or at least how it was during the Farm Crisis then you'll want to read this book.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By r on April 29, 2014
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Great informative book!! Loved it. I have read it twice since purchasing and found many new things the second time
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