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One of our members, a distinguished academic, wrote the Introduction and selected the book for our reading This is a bleak look of the 1930 s, accurate and discouraging in this time of plenty It could happen again. I read this novel only because it was assigned reading for class and have to admit that I had a hard time getting into it The Disinherited is the story of Larry Donovan and his life in the 1930 s The novelbegins with him as a child growing up with a father working in the coal mines and follows him through life jumping from job to job, always just one step ahead of starvation I was never able to really connect with the story or the characters and had a hard time getting through the book It re I read this novel only because it was assigned reading for class and have to admit that I had a hard time getting into it The Disinherited is the story of Larry Donovan and his life in the 1930 s The novelbegins with him as a child growing up with a father working in the coal mines and follows him through life jumping from job to job, always just one step ahead of starvation I was never able to really connect with the story or the characters and had a hard time getting through the book It reads almost text like at times, with a lot of factual information peppered in the story I wouldn t recommend this book Flat characters.zero voice.glad I m not still reading itThree stars for being radical.but it s not Steinbeck, nor Zola. Very well written Excellentdescriptive prose The story itself was a plod through misery, but that s kind of the point, I guess, being as how it s about the Depression Not at all an exciting story, but an eye opening, heart turning one, and the excellent writing made it enjoyable to read despite the drudgery of Donovan s life. A minor classic of 1920 30 s radical literature, it was written by a native son of, and is set in, Moberly, Mo. (FREE) ⛓ The Disinherited: A Novel of the 1930s by Jack Conroy ò Douglas Wixson s introduction to this new edition of Conroy s classic provides biographical information on the aspects of Conroy s life that influenced his writings, explores the socialist movement of the s, and examines the critical reaction to the novel, showing why The Disinherited has endured both as historical document and as fiction