Fifty Years of Night

December 23, 2012 2:00 AM

Book excerpt: 'Depression of the spirit'

Excerpted from Night Comes to the Cumberlands: A Biography of a Depressed Area by Harry M. Caudill. Published in 1963 by Little, Brown & Co. Republished in 2001 by the Jesse Stuart Foundation. Used with permission of the Jesse Stuart Foundation.

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