By Harold Miles (auth.)
. . .the novel captures the spirit of frontier experience fiction in a latest environment and will intrigue lovers of the yank picaresque. -Publisher's Weekly
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If you dig it up Saturday and get back home before visiting hours Saturday night, I sure would appreciate it if you would bring $200 or $300. "Remember, Nephew, it's awful important that nobody but me and you know about the money. Because of the life I've lived, people around here don't like me; the family don't like me. They'll damn sure take it away-either the sheriff in Carroll County or the one here in Haralson County will claim I stole it somewhere. They'll get it away from us if they know we've got it.
She said, "Well, I've got to be home at 11 o'clock. " That sounded like a wonderful idea to me. We started back in the direction of Tallapoosa from Bremen, driving very slowly. She snuggled up next to me, so I put my arm around her and felt I was in hog heaven. Pretty soon we came to an old logging road. I eased off the main road. The logging road ended in a wide spot. I turned the car around and pointed it back toward the main road. Julie suggested that we sit in the back seat. She said that with, out the steering wheel it would be more comfortable, which sounded fine to me.
No sooner she was gone, than Uncle Will was back down to business. " I told him Ma'd promised me I could have the car Saturday. Of course, I pointed out, he knew how unreliable Ma was. She'll tell you one thing today, then change her mind tomorrow. So her prom, ise wasn't a guarantee, but was better than nothing. " Not knowing what was coming next, I tried to change the sub~ ject. I told him about meeting Timmy out in the waiting room. I told him Aunt Mae was afraid to bring him in the room with her because she didn't never know what he was going to say.