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The Dry Grass of August

The Dry Grass of August
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Description: Amazon.com Review On a scorching day in August 1954, thirteen-year-old Jubie Watts leaves Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family for a Florida vacation. Crammed into the Packard along with Jubie are her three siblings, her mother, and the family's black maid, Mary Luther. For as long as Jubie can remember, Mary has been there - cooking, cleaning, compensating for her father's rages and her mother's benign neglect, and loving Jubie unconditionally. Bright and curious, Jubie takes note of the anti-integration signs they pass, and of the racial tension that builds as they journey further south. But she could never have predicte ... (more)
Manufacturer: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Release date: 1 April 2011
ISBN-10 : 0758254091 | ISBN-13: 9780758254092
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