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❰Reading❯ ➾ The Last Road Home Author Danny Johnson – Formresponse.co.uk 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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  1. Esil Esil says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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


  2. Whispering Stories Whispering Stories says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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 st


  3. Susanne Strong Susanne Strong says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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 s


  4. Danny Johnson Danny Johnson says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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 note to an author before and it's rather intimidating but I have to tell you how your words spoke to my heart I grew up with the help eating in the backyard and I never understood it Living abroad with a diverse population was good for my soul and loved the way Fancy moved to France where she discovered a life filled with euality Recently I found the old sweet tea pitcher used by the help outdoors and have been using it all the time wit


  5. Myndi Myndi says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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


  6. Yaaresse Yaaresse says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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 skill


  7. Bonnye Reed Bonnye Reed says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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 klan is king this is not an easy book to read though it is so compelling you cannot put it down Even as we move into the 1960's and countrywide blackwhite discrimination is of a casual sort the Vietnam war veterans joi


  8. Olga Miret Olga Miret says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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 the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam WarThe story is told in the first person by Junebug a young white boy that at the opening of the novel is only eight years old and has just lost his parents in a car accident his father made moonshine liuor and they were driving with the car full of alcohol at the time of the incident The boy goes to live at his grandparents’ tobacco f


  9. Heather Hyde Heather Hyde says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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 deeper and hard to ignoreTrouble is inevitable as Fancy’s brother leads Junebug into a dangerous venture with lasting conseuencesWe follow Junebug through his sad and sometimes lonely life all the


  10. Rachel Rachel says:

    ePUB Danny Johnson Û The Last Road Home MOBI µ The Last Epub / Û last epub, road pdf, home epub, 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 be seeking out this author in the future4 star Really liked the book and would read of this author but will not be re reading this particular book again5 star Loved it so much that I will re read this book in the future and the author is going onto my list for pre orders of their future titlesMy rating 4 stars


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