the5thlineproject

Day 179 June 28

In 5th line on June 28, 2009 at 2:32 pm

” ‘Give’m one.’ ” ~~Out of the Night That Covers Me by Pat Cunningham Devoto

John’s mom dies when he is only eight years old. He ends up living with his aunt in Alabama. His uncle, an alcoholic, beats him. John ends up with a group of Blacks who help him leave the tenant farm and head to Chicago. Will either survive?

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