The Mountain and the Fathers: Growing Up in the Big Dry
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Add to Wishlist. USD Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Overview The Mountain and the Fathers explores the life of boys and men in the unforgiving, harsh world north of the Bull Mountains of eastern Montana in a drought afflicted area called the Big Dry, a land that chews up old and young alike.
Joe tells Justin stories of what they could be. He realizes his stories have the power to provide motivation and hope once Justin begins wanting to improve his life. But Justin comes from a broken home and he is forced to Montana after a fight with his uncle.
Wilkins loses contact with him, yet still sees the spirit of Justin in strangers, whether it is the skinny boy around the corner, or in the woman smoking cigarettes ravenously, one after another. Joe Wilkins made an effort to treat him like a friend, unlike others. Carlo loved to tell wild stories about his family even though other kids teased him mercilessly.
Carlo and Joe create a bond based on being outcasts in their community. You are commenting using your WordPress.
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