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Blount, Jeffrey,.
Mr. Jimmy from around the way : a novel / Jeffrey Blount.
Beaufort Books
Copyright Date:
320 pages ; 22 cm.
Sex in marriage--Fiction.
Failure (Psychology)--Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology)--Fiction.
African Americans--Fiction.
Rural poor--Mississippi--Fiction.
Mississippi--Social conditions--21st century--Fiction.
Mississippi--Political aspects--Political aspects--21st century--Fiction.
Mississippi--Economic conditions--21st century--Fiction.
Washington (D.C.)--Fiction.
United States--Social conditions--21st century--Fiction.
United States--Race relations--21st century--Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Place of publication from publisher's website.
"After a highly publicized fall from grace, James, a famous humanitarian and philanthropist, attempts to flee from the chaos in his life. He ends up in a community he had never heard of before, one that has been neglected and ignored by everyone in rural Ham, Mississippi. A place of abject poverty, the neighborhood is commonly referred to as "Around the Way." Within a place forgotten by the rest of the world, politics can be a dangerous game. When a troubling discovery is made, the entire neighborhood is rocked to its core and James is forced to confront his own past in order to help the community have a future. He will have to find the strength to fight for the neighbors he once disregarded and avert a heart-breaking disaster. A self-identified failure is forced to uncover the wisdom of his past in order to recognize that money can't solve every problem. Full of never-ending twists and turns, no one can prepare themselves for the surprises in store. Mr. Jimmy From Around the Way is a story about failure, self-discovery, empowerment, and the possibility of redemption" -- Provided by publisher.
WPPB215 -- Everly Public Library (Everly)

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