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This stubborn soil

a frontier boyhood

by William A. Owens

  • 186 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Lyons Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lamar County (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Owens, William A., 1905- -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Lamar County (Tex.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Lamar County (Tex.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Scribner, 1966. With new introd. and an afterword published by N. Lyons Books in 1986.

      StatementWilliam A. Owens ; introduction by John Graves.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.L36 O9 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[xii], 307 p. ;
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6896290M
      ISBN 101558219897
      LC Control Number00697973
      OCLC/WorldCa45116005

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Dec 05,  · This Stubborn Soil: A Frontier Boyhood [William A. Owens] on travel-australia-planning-guide.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An autobiographical account of the hardships and pleasures of frontier life and a boy's desire for an education/5(14).

The Stubborn Soil is William A. Owens’s memoir of his childhood growing up just about as poor as you can imagine in East Texas in the first decades of the 20th century. Early in the book, his father dies, leaving behind a wife and four young sons on a small piece of sandy land/5.

Dec 05,  · This Stubborn Soil [William A Owens] on travel-australia-planning-guide.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this masterwork of classic Americana, William Owens eloquently recounts his struggle to overcome the harshest of adversaries - poverty and hunger - to Cited by: 3.

William A. Owens has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings. William A. Owens’s most popular book is This Stubborn Soil. This Stubborn Soil A Frontier Boyhood, by William A.

This stubborn soil book (read 29 July ) This is a most unusual book. The author calls it "fictionalized autobiography". It tells the story of 5/5(2). Oct 01,  · THIS STUBBORN SOIL is a history book. No, one will not find the annals of nations set down here, nor even accounts of great wars or of vast economic movements.

In these pages lie the images of poverty, illiteracy, sickness, premature death, fear, and bigotry that characterized the life of early 20th-century families enduring the ravages of both 5/5(5).

Get this from a library. This stubborn soil. [William A Owens] -- In this remarkable American autobiography, William Owens gives an account of his childhood and youth in Texas.

Born in a tiny place called Pin Hook, not far from the Oklahoma border, Mr. Owens. This Stubborn Soil: A Frontier Boyhood William A. Owens, Author, John Graves, Introduction by Lyons and Burford Publishers $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.

Sep 01,  · The Paperback of the This Stubborn Soil by William A. Owens at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help William A. Owens was a credit to his generation. Loved this book, and will read his next memoir, A Season of Weathering, soon.

Barnes & Noble Press.5/5(1). Despite his lack of education, he made a high score on the entrance exam and was allowed into the college's high school program in These early years are detailed in This Stubborn Soil.

The filmmaker James Lipscomb turned some of the early material from This Stubborn Soil into a PBS television program entitled Frontier Boy. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Set in the early 's, This Stubborn Soil, is the work of William "Bill" A. Owens, in which the author refers to as a "fictionalized" travel-australia-planning-guide.com into a poor farming family in the East Texas corner of Oklahoma and Arkansas, the author shares his story, spanning several years of his life, and his thirst for quality education.

THIS STUBBORN SOIL. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. In the early decades of this century, only a passionate thirst for education could have transported a poor boy from Pin Hook, Texas, to Columbia University, and transformed him from a clay-daubed farmhand to an Associate Professor of English.

Define stubborn. stubborn synonyms, stubborn pronunciation, stubborn translation, English dictionary definition of stubborn. adj. stub·born·er, stub·born·est 1. Refusing to change one's mind or course of action despite pressure to do so; unyielding or resolute. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital travel-australia-planning-guide.com projects include the Wayback Machine, travel-australia-planning-guide.com and travel-australia-planning-guide.com Aug 19,  · This stubborn soil by William A.

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Bill Owens autographing a copy of his book "This Stubborn Soil." William A. (Bill) Owens, folklorist, author, and professor, was born November 2,in Pin Hook, about 20 miles northeast of Paris, Texas. He was born into rural poverty, his father died when he was only a few days old and was educated at a one-room school.

A series of events is planned by Paris Junior College next week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dr. William A. Owens’ autobiographical book “This Stubborn Soil,” including a writing contest and the opportunity to enter a StoryCorps Oral History Competition Project for PJC students.This Stubborn Soil Owens, William A.

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