Erskine Caldwell


Erskine Caldwell Portrait Tobacco Road   God's Little Acre
One of the most widely read authors of the 20th Century
His books sold 80 million copies and were translated into 43 languages


Biography
Erskine Caldwell belonged to a generation of writers that included Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Steinbeck and Wolfe.
Novels
With 14 million copies sold, God's Little Acre is one of the best-selling novels of all time.
Short Stories
" . . . one of the American masters of the short story." - - James Korges, Erskine Caldwell (1969)
Nonfiction
Although famous for his fiction, Caldwell also produced a significant body of documentary writing.
Stage & Screen
Tobacco Road is one of the longest-running plays in Broadway history.
The Complete Caldwell
A listing of all the works by this author.
Resources
Autobiographies, Biographies, Studies, Library Collections.
What's New! (Last updated 02/06/06)
Jan 2006: New book: Reading Erskine Caldwell: New Essays
Dec 2003: New York Times: He Loved the South but Painted its Evils in Words
Dec 2003: Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Returning Tobacco Road to Place of Respectability
Dec 2003: The Caldwell Centennial: Scholars Reflect on Caldwell's Legacy
Apr 2000: Caldwell inducted into Georgia Writers Hall of Fame
Jan 1999: New book: Erskine Caldwell Selected Letters.

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