House of Earth

House of Earth

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Finished in 1947 and lost to readers until now, House of Earth is Woody Guthrie's only fully realized novel—a powerful portrait of Dust Bowl America, filled with the homespun lyricism and authenticity that have made his songs a part of our national consciousness. It is the story of an ordinary couple's dreams of a better life and their search for love and meaning in a corrupt world.

Tike and Ella May Hamlin struggle to plant roots in the arid land of the Texas Panhandle.… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)


His genius was song, and House of Earth is a bit of an oddity, though certainly a readable one.

Pithy, primal and raw with emotion, House of Earth is written more as a poetic narrative than what one would consider a structured novel. If you are not familiar with Guthrie’s legendary music, lyrics, poetry, essays and memoirs, his portrayal of the American spirit of the humble man and his legacy is worth exploring.

This novel, more than a curiosity, is both welcome and timely.

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Book Details  


Publisher: HarperCollins (February 05, 2013)

Collection: Harper

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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