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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Southern journalist Gearino, in his first novel, unrolls a tapestry of Georgia life in which the eccentricities of most of the characters and their dilemmasóduring the last years of JIm Crow- -become allegories of the very history that they narrate. Sammy Ayers's adult life abruptly begins when, at age ten, he finds himself abandoned by his widowed mother in the bus station of small-town ... Read full review

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