Erskine Caldwell

  • Born: (Moreland, Georgia, USA)
  • Died: (Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA)

Erskine Preston Caldwell was an American author. His writings about poverty, racism and social problems in his native Southern United States in novels such as Tobacco Road and God's Little Acre won him critical acclaim, but also made him controversial among Southerners of the time who felt he was deprecating the people of the region.

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