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This is a long book, some 609 pages so a time commitment, as is reading anything, tbh. The story is set just before the second world war ends and is about a farming family who are more or less illiterate who have to move from their farm in Kentucky to the relatively big city of Detroit. Although the husband/father finds work and works regularly life is still hand to mouth because they now have rent and other bills to pay (all painfully unfamiliar). The book describes how unfamiliar they all are with the concept of having electricity in the house, having a radio, having gas in th