A 20th-century, Southern-born writer, he’s known for getting to light the socioeconomic and racial problems of his day time through novels such as for example Tobacco Street and God’s Small Acre. His several other works consist of We Will be the Living (brief tales) and Place Known as Estherville. He went to Erskine University in SC, where he performed football. He released his first book, The Bastard, in 1929. He worked well as a international correspondent through the Second Globe War. He wedded four instances and was survived by his stepson. Along with his 1st wife, Helen, he possessed a Maine bookstore. His function, The Humorous Part of Erskine Caldwell, was edited by Robert Cantwell .