Tobacco Road is a novel by Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987), an American writer from the Deep South. Written in 1932 during the Great Depression, it became a hugely successful Broadway show which ran for eight years. The novel describes the lives of poor sharecropper farmers in rural Georgia.
On Spotify, the records played by Sophie and Nathan before their deaths:
Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring This is the second time this piece of music appears in Sophie's Choice. See the bookmark to Page 140, " Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring "