Summary Trouble in July
Their hands but let it go people like Sheriff Jeff McCurtain who did nothing to disperse the mob; Harvey Glenn who found Clark in hiding and turned him in; and Katy Barlow who withdrew her false charge of rape only after Clark was dea.
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Through the summer twilight in the Depression era South word begins to circulate of a black man accosting a white woman In no time the awful forces of public opinion and political expediency goad the separate fears and frustrations of. One of my favorite Caldwell books not because it is a nice story it is anything but but it is realistic as history has proven of the lives poor black folks down South endured since foreverIt is about a lynching and I will say no so as not to spoil it for anybody who wishes to read it I love most of his books and all the ones that deal with the South along with Place called Estherville and this one is incredibly moving I highly recommend this book A
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A small southern community into the single mindedness of a mob Erskine Caldwell shows the lynching of Sonny Clark through many eyes However Caldwell reserves some of his most powerful passages for the few who truly held Clark's life in. This like A Place Called Estherville deals with the racism and violence in the South during the Depression It is very different from Tobacco Road and God s Little Acre as there is very little humor that is unless you consider the antics of a county sheriff trying to hide out so he won t be called upon to stop some good ole boys having a bit of fun and thus alienate some voters come the next election Yes That s right That bit of fun is a lynching This book is not just unsettling it is frightening It is an ugly story about ugly people during an ugly time and the most frightening aspect is that those involved landowners sheriff mayor etc don t see themselves as doing anything all that wrong