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➲ [Read] ➭ The Last Road Home By Danny Johnson ➽ – 12th-century.co From Pushcart Prize nominee Danny Johnson comes a powerful lyrical debut novel that explores race relations first love and coming of age in North Carolina in the 1950s and '60s At eight years old RaefFrom Pushcart Prize nominee Danny Johnson comes a powerful lyrical debut novel that explores race relations first love and coming of age in North Carolina in the 1950s and '60s At eight years old Raeford Junebug Hurley has known than his share of hard lessons After the sudden death of his parents he goes to live with his grandparents on a farm surrounded by tobacco fields and lonesome woods There he meets Fancy Stroud and her twin br.

Other Lightning the children of black sharecroppers on a neighboring farm As years pass the friendship between Junebug and bright compassionate Fancy takes on a deeper intensity Junebug aware of all the ways in which he and Fancy are alike than different habitually bucks against the casual bigotry that surrounds them dangerous in a community ruled by the Klan On the brink of adulthood Junebug is drawn into a moneymaking scheme that g.

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10 thoughts on “The Last Road Home

  1. Esil Esil says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBII'm not going to say much about The Last Road Home because I don't like being too critical of first novels and based on the very positive reviews so far my mixed reaction to this book appears to make me an outlier The setting idea and themes were real draws for me The book focuses on Junebug a white orphaned teen in North Carolina in the 1960s who's only friends are two neighbouring black twins The book focuses on the tensions and complications that flow from these relationships over the course of several years racism and violence an ever present overlay Despite this interesting set up and context I struggled with the writing a


  2. Whispering Stories Whispering Stories says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIBook Reviewed by Clive on wwwwhisperingstoriescomIn The Last Road Home Danny Johnson has produced something very close to a masterpiece Within 310 pages we have history romance family love and psychology The book is extremely easy to read with short chapters that encourage you to read on Told in the first person and with a limited number of str


  3. Susanne Strong Susanne Strong says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIAn Absolutely Stellar Debut Poignant Gut wrenching and beautifully written One of the best books I’ve read this yearDanny Johnson’s The Last Road Home is a coming of age novel that explores the harsh realities of race relations in the South in the 1950 and 60’s Junebug Hurley is eight years old when he loses both parents in a tragic accident and is sent to live with his Grandparents on a farm in North Carolina At a tender age he learns to farm the land and the tobacco fields and almost immediately learns how to become a man There he befriends Fancy Stroud and her twin brother Lightning both of whom live on a neighboring farm and are children of black sharecroppers Year after year tragedy continues to befall Junebug yet somehow he perseveres The one constant in his life through it all is Fancy During this time their friendship develops into something and though th


  4. Danny Johnson Danny Johnson says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIDear DannyMy husband and I recently repatriated to Raleigh after 21 years abroadI am an avid reader and have been in book clubs for years I happened across your new book at uail Ridge Books last Sunday and found the content intriguing as my father was a fourth generation tobacco farmer in Wake County I was out of town so I was unable to attend your event this weekI've never written a personal


  5. Myndi Myndi says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIBecause of the subject matter – an interracial relationship in the south in the early 60’s – I expected this to be an emotionally difficult read Up to the last hundred pages I was on pins and needles paralyzed by pent up tension waiting for something awful to happen And bad things happened don’t get me wrong The racial


  6. Yaaresse Yaaresse says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIThis book has been sitting on my tablet half of forever I guess it was waiting for some long hot summer day to demand I finally read it There is storytelling and there is writing They two terms aren't really synonymous Many fine storytellers are not skilled writers and many good writers are not skilled storytellers If I had to rate this book solely on the writing I'd say it could use some work The pacing is uneven and in some places it feels like something has been edited out or changed without weaving the raw edges back together Is this another example of the Because Everyone in My Writing Group Said So Syndrome? I don't know Johnson at least at this point is storyteller than writer His characters feel authentic and he understands who they are and what motivates them Anyone familiar


  7. Bonnye Reed Bonnye Reed says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIGNAB Danny Johnson brings us an excellent classic southern coming of age novel Set in a small southern farming town in the 1950's where hardline discrimination is the norm and the kla


  8. Olga Miret Olga Miret says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIFate love race violence war and how some themes remain always relevant Thanks to Net Galley and to Kensington for offering me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest reviewWhen I read the description of the novel I was interested in discovering a new Southern writer and seeing how Danny Johnson fitted in with a literary tradition filled with pathos and a heavy historical burden Unfortunately the news filled up with incidents of racial violence in the USA as I was reading it and it made the content of the book topical and urgent even if the story goes back to the times of th


  9. Heather Hyde Heather Hyde says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIThe Deep South in the 60s is no place for black and white to mix especially when one is the employer’s son and the other the help’s daughter But an innocent friendship between Fancy and Junebug turns into something much d


  10. Rachel Rachel says:

    MOBI The Last Road Home PDF/EPUB ß The Last Epub / ↠ 12th century.co last epub, road kindle, home free, The Last book, The Last Road Home MOBIMy personal star rating system1 star Could not finish the book2 star Had to force myself to finish the book did not care for the book and will not be seeking out this author in the future3 star Liked the book but will not necessarily


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