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By John H. Hayes

This semi-autobiographical novel is decided in a small, rural Alabama neighborhood throughout the top of worldwide struggle II. at the moment, the trendy Civil Rights flow used to be scarcely in its infancy.

The major characters are ten-year-old sons of sharecroppers—one black and one white. Amid the problems, deprivations, and downsides caused by dwelling at the backside rungs of the commercial ladder, they percentage a friendship that contains them via difficult instances and enriches their lives with pleasure. A bad series of occasions threatens that comradeship and rocks their world.

John H. Hayes (1934 - 2013) was once Franklin N. Parker Professor Emeritus within the Candler university of Theology at Emory collage in Atlanta, Georgia. He authored and edited various educational volumes and wrote a suite of renowned essays: in case you do not like the Possum, benefit from the candy Potatoes: a few rules for commute alongside the line of lifestyles (Cascade Books). this is often his first novel.

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