By Susan Crandall
Whistling previous the graveyard. That’s what Daddy known as it if you did whatever to maintain your brain off your such a lot worstest worry. . . .
In the summer season of 1963, nine-year-old Starla Claudelle runs clear of her strict grandmother’s Mississippi domestic. Starla’s vacation spot is Nashville, the place her mom went to develop into a recognized singer, forsaking Starla whilst she was once 3. jogging a lonely nation street, Starla accepts a trip from Eula, a black lady touring by myself with a white child. Now, at the street journey that would swap her existence ceaselessly, Starla sees for the 1st time lifestyles because it rather is—as she reaches for a dream of the way it will probably sooner or later be.