This novel is about a young man, Jule, who grew up in rural Alabama in the 1930s. He experienced a peaceful farm life filled with hard work in the hot sun followed by socializing by moonlight in the cooling hours of the night. His mother, Ollie Miss, raised him to be somebody, as she said, and he always knew that he would follow her advice.As he grew, he developed a close friendship with the white storekeeper s son, Rollo, and an earthly love for Berta Mae, a neighbor girl. This quiet life changed abruptly for the young ...

Jule 1989, University Alabama Press

ISBN-13: 9780817304386

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