A Place Called Wiregrass by Michael Morris

By Michael Morris

Erma Lee is at the run . . . working from an abusive husband . . . working from a mom who does not care -- by no means cared. operating from a soul-numbing manufacturing facility task that has held her down her complete existence ... Erma Lee and her granddaughter, Cher, flee to town of Wiregrass, Alabama, to flee the previous and begin over -- or so Erma Lee thinks. Erma Lee types an not likely friendship with pass over Claudia, an aged socialite who's hiding a number of information about her personal prior. existence in Wiregrass is diverse for Erma Lee and Cher, for right here they locate mercy and promise -- till, that's, the day Cher's convict father arrives on the town, forcing all 3 girls to return to phrases with buried secrets and techniques.

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Nuh-uh,” she said while shaking her long brown hair. Even she laughed at that one. Miss Claudia made a fuss over Cher the minute she laid eyes on her. ” By that time, Miss Claudia was doing much better and dressing herself. Even sitting around the house, she wore the nicest clothes. Cher picked up on her fashion sense and asked her all about the store her husband once owned. They hungered for each other, Miss Claudia never having had any grandchildren, and Cher looking to someone who could be a grandmother image.

Do I know this lady? ” Elizabeth folded her arms and leaned sideways, as if concerned she’d have to stop Miss Claudia from joining a cult. “We go way back to Apalachicola. You know her. ” Elizabeth straightened up and slightly tucked her head. ” By the way she whispered the word colored, you would’ve thought she was using the most vile four-letter word known to man. Miss Claudia was unaffected. “Bless his soul, you know, he died five years back. Anyway, I just think the world of his wife, Missoura.

Richard first entered my mind, but fearing he might have an attack of his nerves under the pressure, I decided against it. “Well, my shift ain’t for another hour. ” The ride to Barton Elementary in her sapphire blue Toyota pickup was risky on my part. I still didn’t know who to trust. ” Kasi squashed out a cigarette in the ashtray while trying to steer the truck at the same time. ” She squinted her eyes and held the fire-orange bulb of the truck lighter to a second cigarette. “Oh, and about that car.

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