Little Joe: A Novel (Round Rock, Book 1)

Little Joe: A Novel (Round Rock, Book 1)

Michael E. Glasscock III

whilst Little Joe Stout survives the automobile twist of fate that took his parents’ lives, he's despatched to stay along with his maternal grandparents within the small city of around Rock, Tennessee. Orphaned and lacking his Texas domestic, Little Joe is reluctant to conform. yet his grandparents, in particular his grandmother, are as much as the problem of elevating him regardless of their very own struggles. quickly, formative years friendships are cast within the oddball duo of Sugar and Bobby, and—with assistance from a brand new dogs companion—Little Joe starts to determine that his new domestic deals the relief and love he proposal was once misplaced forever.

Set opposed to the drama of global battle II and the 1st sparks of the civil rights move, Little Joe’s new house is a microcosm of the US within the Nineteen Forties. a daunting incident with a chinese language motorist touring at the incorrect part of city, the migration of troops around the geographical region, and a frank dialogue of Jim Crow legislation are only some of the neighborhood occasions mirroring the radio pronounces that deliver the scoop of the day into his grandmother’s kitchen.

Little Joe starts a four-part sequence from Michael E. Glasscock III that explores the elaborate social textile of around Rock, Tennessee.

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