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Questions about the writings of the American author and venture capitalist James David Vance (born 1984) and his life as a writer.

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What does "pick up shop" mean in "Hillbilly Elegy"?

Let me share some part of the book, and I would appreciate if you give me the answer to my question. There were undoubtedly many of these children and grandchildren, as hillbillies tended to have ...
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What does "get to" mean in "Hillbilly Elegy"?

I have been reading a book titled "Hillbilly Elegy," and I have its Korean translation too. But at some part, especially which I am curious about in meaning, the translation seems so ...
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