Last Trip Home (eBook)
A Story Of An Arkansas Farm Girl
de Wanda Maureen Miller
Sobre o livro
Who do you thank you are, the Quane of Anglund? Thats what Grace Maries father used to say to her whenever he thought she was getting out of her place. In her fifties now, Grace Marie is a college professor living in a beach town in California, and when she gets a phone call telling her that her father is dead, she is glad. She hopes her return for his funeral will be her last trip home.As a young girl Grace Marie struggled to escape from poverty, her father's lecherous, controlling grip, and a husband in the Klan. Determined to get an education, she clawed her way to a comfortable life and a home with indoor toiletsbut her most unexpected struggle turned out to be survivors guilt, so she kept returning home to fix her family and the sharecropper shack. After her fathers funeral, Grace Marie burns down the family homeonly to discover that she has unexpected ties to both the land and the people in her community. She realizes she will never have a last trip home.