Book report on “Worked to the Bone” by Pem Buck

Worked to the Bone“Worked to the Bone” by Pem Buck is the novel that reveals the evolution of the rural population of Kentucky from the early 20th century till present days era. The author raises very important issues, which traditionally remained unnoticed by the public, including issues of social inequality which actually eliminated the frontier between whites and blacks, but racial prejudices raised such barriers and were intentionally maintained by the ruling elite. In fact, the book provides an extremely interesting retrospection of the development of rural areas of Kentucky, where people have undergone dramatic influences and where they suffered from poverty, racial discrimination, internal conflicts and confrontation. Continue reading “Book report on “Worked to the Bone” by Pem Buck”