The Homecoming by Earl Hamner Jr.When Clay Spencer fails to arrive home at the expected hour on Christmas Eve of , his family grows concerned. While his seven brothers and sisters and his mother keep vigil the older son, Clay-boy, goes in search of his father. But on his journey through the snowbound Virginia hills, the boy experiences a series of hazardous, touching and hilarious adventures. His life is endangered by an enraged deer, the family's honor is threatened by a well-meaning outsider, and unexpected help is provided by the fearsome county sheriff. An encounter with the neighborhood Negro community church teaches Clay-boy a lesson in race relations and, while taking refuge from a snowstorm, he is overwhelmed by the intoxicating hospitality of two elderly genteel lady bootleggers.
The Homecoming : A Novel About Spencer's Mountain
Description: When Clay Spencer fails to arrive home on Christmas Eve of , his family grows concerned. Filled with nostalgia, laughter, and tears, this is a touching story that became an American classic. Made into a television movie starring stroke survivor, Patricia Neal. Materials Provided: Recommended course length is 6 weeks; 7 weeks if an introductory session is desired. Includes chapter highlights, a character list, and three worksheets per unit. A sample class schedule is also provided.
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