Wanted: Good Family



❰Download❯ ➾ Wanted: Good Family Author Joseph G. Anthony – E17streets4all.co.uk Wanted a good family for a Scott County, Kentucky tenant farm Rudy Johnson moves his young family from nearby Lexington Only the farm owners weren t expecting the good family to be colored Joe Anthon Wanted a good family for a Scott County, Kentucky tenant farm Rudy Johnson moves his young family from nearby Lexington Only the farm owners weren t expecting the good family to be colored Joe Anthony refuses to treat his characters with less than the respect such complex individuals deserve, their depth and humanity so exposed Anthony s skillful interweaving of many narrative voices allows us to feel their pain and sorrow, their prejudice and greed and lack of guile Flawed and only sometimes heroic, they are fellow travelers with no map of the terrain Wanted: Good PDF/EPUB ² before them David Thurman Miller, of Appalachian Heritage.Wanted: Good Family

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  • Paperback
  • 212 pages
  • Wanted: Good Family
  • Joseph G. Anthony
  • English
  • 07 September 2019

10 thoughts on “Wanted: Good Family

  1. says:

    This is a strong and engaging novel set in 1948 Appalachia in which race and class play a large part Using multiple narrators, the author is able to portray a deeply human story of caring and redemption Black Lexington, Kentucky is hopping in 1948, Cab Calloway even playing at the Lyric But housing is still tight, especially for colored Rudy Johnson takes his young family out to the wilds of nearby Scott County, certain the Ku Klux Klan is long gone But is it Charles Dodd White has said This is a strong and engaging novel set in 1948 Appalachia in which race and class play a large part Using multiple narrators, the author is able to portray a deeply human story of caring and redemption Black Lexington, Kentucky is hopping in 1948, Cab Calloway even playing at the Lyric But housing is still tight, especially for colored Rudy Johnson takes his young family out to the wilds of nearby Scott County, certain the Ku Klux Klan is long gone But is it Charles Dodd White has said this of the book Joseph Anthony has written a pitch perfect novel about race, class, and struggle in the heartland Driven by voice and longing, Wanted Good Family is the work of a writer in top form, capable of showing how the social and familial intertwine in the making of American character

  2. says:

    This book was so well written and the characters so well defined that it is surprising the book is only 207 pages long I felt like I knew them and could hear their voices in my head Although it takes place 50 90 years ago, the problems are still relevant Great job, Joe

  3. says:

    Well written and good story The story covers two generations of a black colored family in central Kentucky beginning in the early 1920s and jumping to 1948 The main events are set post WWII around Lexington, Kentucky A black family, on hard times, takes a job in rural Scott County with a white family that turns out to be somewhat unusual No surprise, racism figures strongly in the story But it is really about the complexity of our social interactions, misunderstandings, good intentions, f Well written and good story The story covers two generations of a black colored family in central Kentucky beginning in the early 1920s and jumping to 1948 The main events are set post WWII around Lexington, Kentucky A black family, on hard times, takes a job in rural Scott County with a white family that turns out to be somewhat unusual No surprise, racism figures strongly in the story But it is really about the complexity of our social interactions, misunderstandings, good intentions, foolish acts, courage and ability of people to learn and change Well written, good story I especially appreciated it since, like the author, I moved to Lexington 37 years ago, almost two generation after the setting of the story and appreciated a depiction of how far we have come We have a long way to go, but good people make it happen I recommend it

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