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A Generation Speaks


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By The Chapel Hill Writer's Discussion Group


Edited by Lucy Rodgers Watkins





ISBN 1-880849-21-6


Paperback-340 pages- $14.95


In A Generation Speaks, the members of the Chapel Hill Writers Discussion Group and their friends share their tales of coming of age during the Great Depression. These stories take place all over America: from farms in the dust bowl to Brooklyn, Cleveland; from the Outer Banks of North Carolina to Detroit, from a truck farm in Wisconsin to a truck farm in Dayton. These writers share their of what it was like to grow up during a time of economic disaster. It is an authentic portrait of the time between the World Wars, a time when families and friends weathered the storm together. 



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The Chapel Hill Writers Discussion group was founded in 1991. This is the third collection of their works. Echoes was published in 1997 and  A Generation Speak: Voices of the Great Depression was published in 2000. They meet in the Chapel Hill Senior Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina every first and third Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.


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