A Bakers Mountain Story
In 1941 the United States is being drawn into World War II. Yankee, Joe DiMaggio is on a hitting streak. And fourteen year-old Junior Bledsoe just wants a chance to prove himself to his father.
Then Pop dies unexpectedly, leaving Junior confused and angry. His insufferable Granddaddy, who lives with him and Momma, only makes matters worse. School feels pointless and a classmate, Dudley Walker, adds to his frustrations.
In his journey toward self-respect Junior uncovers some family history, makes an unexpected friend, and takes a few wrong turns.
This prequel to BLUE and COMFORT, and DRIVE includes Ann Fay Honeycutt and other familiar characters who live at the foot of Bakers Mountain.