Rube's setting is the Cumberland River in the valley of Middle Tennessee. A seemingly dead baby is rushed to the ice cold waters of the Cumberland River and Rube takes his first breath. A hard beginning for Rube, it doesn't get much better until as an older man he is befriended by two young boys who learn as much from him as he does from them. It is a journey of identity and discovery with the ever-present Cumberland River as the backdrop.aI made a bee-line for my cabin --- took an old sack and filled it with all the canned goods I could get in it. Grabbed ... No way they gonna see it, less they stumble on it walking. aI hid my ... Hadna#39;t been there thirty minutes, I hear this motor coming upriver --- wide open. ... Couldna#39;t see a#39;em, jest heard that old outboard whining.
|Author||:||James C. Huddleston|
|Publisher||:||Author House - 2000-06-08|