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Bread and a Stone - Bessie, Alvah
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Bread and a Stone is a story of the Great Depression-chronicling the life of an unemployed farmworker, a loving husband and stepfather, who is driven to desperate acts and finds himself accused of murder. Based on true events, the novel stands as a moving example of how individuals of meager means are driven to crime in times of financial hardship. "With sincerity and deep sympathy Alvah Bessie has told the story of a man to whom life for many years gave not bread but a stone. . . It is the intense, even passionate ...

Bread and a Stone 2022, Modern Times Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781632923493

Trade paperback

Bread and a Stone 1983, Chandler & Sharp Publishers, Inc.

ISBN-13: 9780883165539