Out of the Night That Covers Me



Out of the Night That Covers Me John McMillan was only eight years old when his mother died and he was ripped, without warning, from his sheltered world of books and gentility Now on his aunt s run down tenant farm in southern Alabama, abused by his alcoholic uncle, and completely bereft, John longs for escape his only hope for survival He s about to get his wish in a way no one could ever predict.A twist of fate will bring John to the Bend, a black settlement that has become a refuge for outcasts, where he ll join Tuway, a black man who helps others leave the South and find a new life in Chicago But neither will be ready for the brutal confrontation about to change their lives, challenge the prejudice of an era, inspire the courage of a people, and most of all, touchingly reveal the secrets of one boy s heart. Free Download [ Out of the Night That Covers Me ] author [ Pat Cunningham Devoto ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 448 pages
  • Out of the Night That Covers Me
  • Pat Cunningham Devoto
  • English
  • 12 October 2017
  • 0446678023

10 thoughts on “Out of the Night That Covers Me

  1. Margarita says:

    12 year old John McMillan III navigates smalltown Alabama after losing his parents Indifferent or dangerous relatives are offset by a wise local judge and an array of other fascinating characters In this book the wise have plenty of flaws too, as the Civil Rights movement gets underway You ll enjoy the complex ambience, and the way the characters talk to and about each other I m becoming a fan of Pat Cunningham Devoto I ll have to read her other books now.Some have compared this to To 12 year old John McMillan III navigates smalltown Alabama after losing his parents Indifferent or dangerous relatives are offset by a wise local judge and an array of other fascinating characters In this book the wise have plenty of flaws too, as the C...

  2. Daisy Mathis says:

    Out of the Night That Covers Me by Pat Cunningham DevotoVery impressive book from a little known author Thoughtful young boy growing up in Deep South of the 50 s Captured the feel of small towns, race relations, and Southern culture of that time Felt like I was back there Fully develope...

  3. Danielle says:

    I read this back in the 90 s it was a book my Grandmother had read cover to cover at least 20 times I love historical time period fictions and this one was so perfectly writen that I felt swept away by the story.

  4. Alicia says:

    Loved this book The travails of John and the adjustments he had to make to his expectations and reality resonated with me I still remember my adjustment at the age of 13 when I got sent away from all I knew in Havana, to live at school in Phillythe day the world changed for me.

  5. Kari Gulbrandsen says:

    Wow The best book I ve read in a long time.

  6. Amy Rader (raderofthebooks) says:

    After thinking about this book, I have posted my review It includes my thoughts and favorite quotes Hope you enjoy

  7. Kay Carman says:

    This is a really powerful book A companion book to My Last Days as Roy Rogers, Devoto takes a minor character from that story, Tab s next door neighbor, John, and tells us what happens to him after his mother died and he s taken away by his aunt.John is taken to his uncle s tenant farm in the heart of the Alabama Black Belt He s thrust into a life totally different than that he s known working long hours in the sun, hoeing cotton, and being beaten by his violent tempered, alcoholic uncle Hi This is a really powerful book A companion book to My Last Days as Roy Rogers, De...

  8. John says:

    One of my biggest measures on book likability is how much I don t want to put it down This book, by that measure, rates highly It s basically a look at the Jim Crow South of the 50s through the lens of the 8 year old main character A ran...

  9. tyra_ Banks says:

    I thought this book was so boring when I first start reading it but when I gotin dept with it it start to makesense and you get how the main character John grows from a boy to a young man It s a very good read so I advise you to read this book it takes time...

  10. April says:

    One of my favorite books What a powerful story about a young, white boy who befriends an older, black man during the civil rights era I cannot say enough good things about it.

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