Go tell it on the mountain: and related readings

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McDougal Littell, Jan 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 378 pages
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The story of John Grimes, a young Black man living in Harlem in the 1930s and his relationship with his strict storefront preacher-father, Gabriel, who had moved from the South to escape his past. The story also follows the difficult passage of the son of a stoically courageous mother to manhood amid the family's past from the Deep South to Depression-era Harlem.

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User Review  - Francharb3 - Babelio

I guess that makes sense, too. I'm tired, and I'm beginning to think that maybe everything that happens makes sense. Like, if it didn't make sense, how could it happen ? But that's really a terrible thought. It can only come out of trouble, trouble that doesn't make sense. Read full review

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"So what can we really do for each other except − just love each other and be each other's witness ? And haven't we got the right to hope for more ? So that we can really stretch into whoever we ... Read full review

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