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Poor by Choice!
...because living for money is a horrible way to live
17th-Mar-2006 07:49 pm
so who knows of some good books (novels are specifically what i'm into lately) in which the main characters are poor folk? perhaps a book set in a slum/underdeveloped country/reservation (yes, i am generalizing here) or set prior to the 1900's. you get my drift?...i've just been having cravings to read such books and learn what i can from them.

17th-Mar-2006 11:28 pm (UTC)
I don't remember if there is much to learn from it but "Doctor Zhivago" is a great classic novel that details stuggles of people during the Russian Revolution living poor. It really is a great story and novel, and one of my favorites.
18th-Mar-2006 12:03 am (UTC)
Knut Hamsun's Hunger
18th-Mar-2006 07:31 pm (UTC)
well thanks for recommendations!
20th-Mar-2006 01:20 am (UTC)
There is John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath". One of my favourite books.
10th-Jul-2006 03:15 am (UTC)
"Cold MOuntain"
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