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Dollar Cotton John Faulkner

Dollar Cotton

John Faulkner

Published January 16th 2000
ISBN : 9781892514288
Paperback
320 pages
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Dollar Cotton is the story of Otis Town, a colorful character only a Faulkner could invent. A poor Tennessee farmer who leaves his home for the Mississippi Delta, where fertile land is cheap & hopes are plenty, he tears a cotton plantation out ofMoreDollar Cotton is the story of Otis Town, a colorful character only a Faulkner could invent. A poor Tennessee farmer who leaves his home for the Mississippi Delta, where fertile land is cheap & hopes are plenty, he tears a cotton plantation out of the land & builds an empire, only to see it all wither away when the price of cotton plummets. Refusing to accept his condition, he travels to New York to confront the president of the Stock Exchange. Tragedy ensues. Described as a classic tale about hard work & dreams, about the triumph & failure of man, & endurance on the land, the reassurance of John Faulkners Dollar Cotton will offer a new generation of readers a look at this particular slice of southern life.