Hurricane Creek

Hurricane Creek When Lil Jim moved back to Memphis the children stopped coming by to play While he blamed his isolation on religion everyone else knew it had everything to do with money politics and race This thi

  • Title: Hurricane Creek
  • Author: Gary Bargatze
  • ISBN: 9780990949961
  • Page: 280
  • Format: Paperback
  • When Lil Jim moved back to Memphis, the children stopped coming by to play While he blamed his isolation on religion, everyone else knew it had everything to do with money, politics, and race.This third book in the critically acclaimed ten part Your Winding Daybreak Ways series begins where author Gary Bargatze s second novel, Happy Hollow, leaves off Lil Jim is livingWhen Lil Jim moved back to Memphis, the children stopped coming by to play While he blamed his isolation on religion, everyone else knew it had everything to do with money, politics, and race.This third book in the critically acclaimed ten part Your Winding Daybreak Ways series begins where author Gary Bargatze s second novel, Happy Hollow, leaves off Lil Jim is living with his Uncle Aaron and attending a segregated grammar school The principal is a true visionary, instilling life skills in his African American students teaching them to envision a brighter future.Hurricane Creek depicts the rise of a biracial orphan from the Memphis rail yards to the doorstep of the governor s mansion in Nashville The novel follows the young boy s transformation from Lil Jim to Hurricane Jim from hobo to West Point cadet from military officer to entrepreneur and from wealthy businessman to skilled politician.

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    About “Gary Bargatze

    • Gary Bargatze

      Gary Bargatze is the author of the novels, Warfield, Happy Hollow, Hurricane Creek, Hollow Rock, McGill, Cabedelo, and Thunderwood, the first seven works in the critically acclaimed ten part fictional series, Your Winding Daybreak Ways, comprised of a prologue, epilogue, seven novels and a novella Mr Bargatze divides his time between Williamsburg, Virginia, and the Berkshires of Massachusetts.

    210 thoughts on “Hurricane Creek

    • Pam says Hurricane Creek is another example of Mr Bargatze s natural writing style A true story teller His ability to bring you into that time period is remarkable Although we haven t walked that mile in their shoes, you feel such a connection Looking forward to his next book in the series.


    • Hurricane Creek, the third book in Mr Bargatze s captivating series, carries L il Jim from his challenging and often vexing upbringing to his candidacy for Governor of TN L il Jim faces extraordinary challenges of racism, discrimination, and homosexuality, but through each obstacle he grows stronger and wiser, wealthier, and ultimately politically powerful By books end, Hurricane Jim is a man to be revered Mr Bargatze s continued historical accuracy, coupled with the depth and richness of his ch [...]


    • Mr Bargatze has done it again This series keeps getting better and better The theme of balancing scales continues as you experience Thomas s son, Little Jim, grow into adulthood and have a family of his own He faces racism as a biracial person living in the post Civil War south From childhood to adulthood, from runaway teen to respected politician, from poverty to wealth, Little Jim watches how racism grips his family and community and is determined to make a difference Mr Bargatze provides the [...]


    • Mr BARGATZE continues the WarField series with his third book HURRICANE CREEK It follows thelife of Lil Jim from childhood through his adult years Mr BARGATZE has written another wonderfulbook He is such a skilled writer and I look forward to reading his next book HOLLOW ROCK which is the fourth book in the series To all you avid readers his books will take you on a wonderful journey.



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