Power was county by County, and what County you lived in could shape your life. One night there came into our innocence a killing cowardly and brutal, a murder for hire. Clues were obliterated.
Mineral Springs Road 1940s: Memory Is My NameCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - They'd maybe be working in the fields or around in the yard. In the 1940s, a child was growing up hungry to learn. They might be lounging on the porch drinking sweet cold tea. Its characters are tame, half-tame, and wild. Some chapters in her book: reddish-goldilocks walking-distance people how we got toby pee dee country nanny and the soft top cap's luck how not to ride a mule day of the mad fox the army air base, lightning, and Lassie Darlington Auction Market The Mint-Green House Storm, the WAC, Fire and Rain The Smell of Singed Fur The Mineral Spring Red Leather Pony And the last -- 28 December 1949 MINERAL SPRINGS ROAD 1940s is first in M B Spears' planned series MEMORY IS MY NAME.
No big operations on houseless land, no amalgamations, no total efficiency, no paved roads, just home. She already knew that mules, and turkey gobblers don't like children but nanny goats and little dogs do, that bare feet are best, herd dogs, and that money is 'way less important than freedom and good grownups.
Mineral Springs Road 1940s: Memory Is My Name #ad - They'd wave, and you'd wave. Family farms depend on people who belong on the land, who brave its uncertainties. Others without a clue how valuable farm life can be might get title. Soon as she could read and print, she filled a dime-store diary every year. Years later we might -- or might not -- remember what was happening in the big world.
At the end of summer 1949 she unlocked her diaries and found them tricky to read but full of true-to-life telling about animals, crops, tangles, bravery, shadows, clashes, lightning bugs and lightning.
County: Memory Is My NameCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - At this bend in the road, her life here in Darlington, she's between her lost-farm childhood, and a future of journeys. It's april 1957. She finds herself going back over the past 7 years, since 1950 . What continually darts around the edge of these pages is the murder she can neither leave behind nor begin to comprehend.
Used book in Good Condition. True to her name, death and loss, beaches, she remembers everything: -- teenage stuff: boys, peanut boilings - creation of the first international stock car raceway by a local genius - love, the school newspaper, a wreck, family and belief - music and music and more music - Hurricane Hazel smashing the Carolina coast - the Shutdown that could spin her town into permanent decline.
County: Memory Is My Name #ad - Memory will graduate from high school at the end of May.