Book Reviews of The Runaway

The Runaway
The Runaway
Author: Terry Kay
ISBN-13: 9780688150334
ISBN-10: 0688150330
Publication Date: 10/1997
Pages: 406
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: William Morrow Co
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book told a story about a young white boy with a best friend who was black. The story describes life in a rural community where opinions about the African-American rights divide the community, and friendships. It's a very good story!
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Terry Kay writes a fascinating story of the friendship between two young boys, one white & one black. in the 1940's. They don't understand or care about racial prejudice, but they soon learn about it first hand. Beautifully written.
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Set in rural Georgia after the end of World War II, the story follows two boys--one black, one white--who stumble across a terrible secret which sparks a murder investigation.
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good story about 1940's & a friendshipof two boys during early desegregation
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Terry Kay is a Southern treasure.....this is one of his best.
Set in GA just after WWII, it is the story murder, racism, and fear.
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Wonderful book!