Erskine Preston Caldwell (Caldwell Erskine Preston)( American novelist, essayist.)
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(1903-1987), born December 17, 1903 in White Ouke (pc. Georgia). In the literature, the novel became Bastard (The Bastard, 1929). Then his work shifted towards regionalism, there is a place for a terrible and funny, and a dull-sounding social protest. The title of his book Tobacco Road (Tobacco Road, 1932) has become a label to identify in everyday use 'southern decadence'. With the success of the stage stage version of the novel, created by J. Kirkland. Even greater success had fallen to the lot of Cemeteries (God's Little Acre, 1933; in the wrong traditions in Russian. Translation - Bogovo plots, acres of the Lord God), and such stories as the daughter (Daughter), and on his knees before the rising sun (Kneel to the Rising Sun), always included in the anthology of American prose. From 1935 to 1945 Caldwell published several books on economic problems the U.S. and Russia, . where he went in 1941, war correspondent, and three of them - you see them (You Have Seen Their Faces, . 1937), . To the north of the Danube River (North of the Danube, . 1938) and so is the U.S.? (Say! Is This the USA?, . 1941) were illustrated by photographs of Margaret Bourke-White,
. In 1944-1949 the book about poor people of Georgia: The House on the hill (A House in the Uplands, 1946), Hand of God (The Sure Hand of God, 1947), this is the land (This Very Earth, 1948) and Estervill (Estherville , 1949). Among his other books - episode in Palmetto (Episode in Palmetto, . 1950), . Call it an autobiography experience (Call It Experience, . 1951), . Night light (A Lamp for Nightfall), . Collected stories Erskine Caldwell (The Complete Stories of Erskine Caldwell, . 1953), . Claudel Inglish (Claudelle Inglish, . 1959), . Length and breadth of America (Around about America, . 1964), . In the neighborhood of Earnshaw (The Earnshaw Neighborhood, . 1971),
. Caldwell died in Paradise Valley (ea. Arizona) April 11 1987goda.