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Proud To Be An Okie

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Peter La Chapelle | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520248885
ISBN 13 : 0520248880

"Proud to be an Okie is a fresh, well-researched, wonderfully insightful, and imaginative book. Throughout, La Chapelle's keen attention to shifting geographies and urban and subur..


Red Dirt

Pub Date : 2006-02-01 | Author : Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz | Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN 10 : 0806137754
ISBN 13 : 9780806137759

A classic in contemporary Oklahoma literature, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s Red Dirt unearths the joys and ordeals of growing up poor during the 1940s and 1950s. In this exquisite rend..


Merle Haggard S Okie From Muskogee

Pub Date : 2018-03-22 | Author : Rachel Lee Rubin | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9781501321436
ISBN 13 : 1501321439

Every now and then, a song inspires a cultural conversation that ends up looking like a brawl. Merle Haggard's Okie from Muskogee, released in 1969, is a prime example of that impo..


Children Of The Dust

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Betty Grant Henshaw | Publisher : Texas Tech University Press

ISBN 10 : 0896725855
ISBN 13 : 9780896725850

The author describes growing up in a family of tenant farmers in Oklahoma during the Depression and Dust Bowl era, her father's desperate struggle to make a living for his large fa..


Cosmic Cowboys And New Hicks

Pub Date : 2011-05-20 | Author : Travis D. Stimeling | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199831913
ISBN 13 : 0199831912

Country music of the late 1960s and early 1970s was a powerful symbol of staunch conservative resistance to the emerging counterculture. But starting around 1972, the city of Austi..


Stayin Alive

Pub Date : 2010-08-17 | Author : Jefferson Cowie | Publisher : New Press, The

ISBN 10 : 9781595585325
ISBN 13 : 159558532X

An epic account of how middle-class America hit the rocks in the political and economic upheavals of the 1970s..


A Pact With The Living

Pub Date : 2016-10-26 | Author : Dan Eberhart | Publisher : AuthorHouse

ISBN 10 : 9781524642419
ISBN 13 : 152464241X

There is a fine line between those who go to war and those who vow to keep them from going. Supporting them on both sides of the divide are the loved ones left behind. A Pact with ..