Arrives in 3-7 Business Days
Summary of Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance | Includes Analysis
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by JD Vance is an account of the struggles of white working-class Americans in the post-industrial United States. The author offers a message of hope by telling the story of how he went from growing up poor in Ohios Rust Belt to graduating from Yale Law School.
James David (JD) Vances family is of Scots-Irish descent. His people have a long history of enduring poverty and hardship. Since the eighteenth century in the United States, the Scots-Irish have been plantation workers, sharecroppers, miners, and factory and millworkers. Many settled or have roots in Appalachia. Other Americans sometimes consider JDs people hillbillies, rednecks, or white trash.  As industrial manufacturing has declined in recent decades, hillbillies have been hit especially hard.
JD was born in Middletown, Ohio, but his first real home was with his grandparents in Jackson, Kentucky
PLEASE NOTE: This is summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.
Inside this Instaread Summary of Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance | Includes Analysis
Summary of the Book
Analysis of the Themes and Authors Style
About the Author
With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.
Visit our website at instaread.co.