"And so from the time I read his great testimony, Night Comes to the Cumberlands, in the summer of 1963, Harry Caudill has spoken to me directly and personally. That book bore witness to the abuses inflicted upon his region and its people by the industrial colonialism chiefly of the coal companies." Wendell Berry, "A Man of Courage, Constant to the End." The Progressive, June 2011.
Read an excerpt HERE.