Item #272117 Run with the Horsemen (Penguin Contemporary American Fiction Series). FERROL SAMS.

Run with the Horsemen (Penguin Contemporary American Fiction Series)

Penguin (Non-Classics), July 1984. Trade Paperback. Used - Acceptable. Item #272117
ISBN: 0140072748

Porter Osborne Jr. is a precocious, sensitive, and rambunctious boy trying to make it through adolescence during the depression years. On a red-clay farm in Georgia he learns all there is to know about cotton chopping, hog killing, watermelon thumping, and mule handling. School provides a quick course in practical joking, schoolboy crushes, athletic glory, and clandestine sex. But it is Porter's family - his genteel, patient mother, his swarm of cousins, his snuff-dipping grandmother, and, most of all, his beloved though flawed father - who teach Porter the painful truths about growing up strong enough to run with the horsemen.

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