[EPUB] ✾ Road to Delano ❃ John DeSimone – Healing-oil.info

Jack Duncan Is A High School Senior Whose Dream Is To Play Baseball In College And Beyond As Far Away From Delano As Possible He Longs To Escape The Political Turmoil Surrounding The Labor Struggles Of The Striking Fieldworkers That Infests His Small Ag Town Ever Since His Father, A Grape Grower, Died Under Suspicious Circumstances Ten Years Earlier, He S Had To Be The Sole Emotional Support Of His Mother, Who Has Kept Secrets From Him About His Father S Involvement In The Ongoing Labor StrifeWith Their Property On The Verge Of A Tax Sale, Jack Drives An Old Combine Into Town To Sell It So He And His Mother Don T Become Homeless On The Road, An Old Friend Of His Father S Shows Up And Hands Him The Police Report Indicating Jack S Father Was Murdered Jack Is Compelled To Dig Deep To Discover The Entire Truth, Which Throws Him Into The Heart Of The Corruption Endemic In The Central Valley Everything He Has Dreamed Of Is At Stake If He Can T Control His Impulse For RevengeWhile Jack S Girlfriend, The Intelligent And Articulate Ella, Warns Him Not To So Anything To Jeopardize Their Plans Of Moving To LA After Graduation, Jack Turns To His Best Friend, Adrian, A Star Player On The Team, To Help To Save His Mother S Land When Jack S Efforts To Rescue A Stolen Piece Of Farm Equipment Leaves Adrian The Son Of A Boycotting Fieldworker Who Works Closely With Cesar Chavez In A Catastrophic Situation, Jack Must Bail His Friend Out Of His Dilemma Before It Ruins His Future Prospects Jack Uses His Wits, His Acumen At Card Playing, And His Boldness To Raise The Money To Spring His Friend, Who Has Been Transformed By His Jail ExperienceThe Road To Delano Is The Path Jack, Ella, And Adrian Must Take To Find Their Strength, Their Duty, Their Destiny Road to Delano

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10 thoughts on “Road to Delano

  1. says:

    An ARC copy was gifted to me by the author.This is a compelling story with so many variables that I was amazed at how well the author had fabricated it to a perfect fit From water rights to gamble, the story was a continuous growing plot that took you on a roller coaster ride of difficulties With no way of knowing the outcome.The road to Delano is an apt name for this book The road

  2. says:

    As both a baseball lover and someone who was alive and active in social justice movements in 1968, I can say that this book was almost tailor made for me As it begins, a young gambler named Sugar Duncan meets the love of his live, Shirley, marries her, but, after discovering that she does not fancy the life of a gambler s wife and instead dreams of living on a farm, he gives up gamblin

  3. says:

    Jack Duncan lives in the small agricultural town of Delano, where he comes of age dreaming of escaping his roots His father was a grape grower who died under questionable conditions, and his family struggles with poverty and losing the family property Jack believes that struggle is an inherent part of his life until he stumbles upon evidence that his father was murdered, and that local co

  4. says:

    The ReviewThis was a fantastic read A truly engaging story that is driven by a wonderful cast of characters that readers will be able to identify with immediately A young man trying to keep him and his mother out of poverty as he dreams of a life outside of the small town he s called home finds himself and his friends drawn into a true murder mystery filled with small town corrupt politics,

  5. says:

    A high school senior, Jack Duncan dreams of playing college baseball and leaving the political turmoil of the agricultural town Delano behind Ever since his father, a grape grower, died ten years earlier, he s suspected that his mother has been hiding the truth from him about the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.With his family s property on the verge of a tax sale, Jack drives an

  6. says:

    This was the most intriguing book I ve read in a long time Not my usual cup of tea However, I was captured by the characters before I even got to Chapter Two Mr DeSimone wrote a book I couldn t put down The intertwining of fictional characters with real historical figures was so smooth, I thought, for a moment, it was a true story I was taken back in time, remembering the clamour surrounding strik

  7. says:

    I love the intrigue of the storyline woven into the historical facts of the times The plight of migrant farm workers and the abuse they suffer comes through clearly, yet without the intense call for reform so prevalent in activist literature The characters drew me in and kept me reading, while the cultural political reality struck me and have stayed with me It s like the author set the stage for me t

  8. says:

    The Road to Delano is an interesting historical fiction read The characters are well developed, intelligent, and realistic The storyline is well crafted and intriguing, with labour struggles in a small town, political turmoil, murder, corruption, conspiracies, danger, and suspense This story captured my attention from start to finish.This is the first book I have read by this author and I am looking for

  9. says:

    I like a good story, and Road to Delano is a good story Set in a time of California history of corruption, power, and injustice, the struggle between powerful grape farmers and their immigrant workers You have to wonder how much the current Sacramento political machine is bought off by the mega ag industry and powerful technology companies of the state Characters you will love or hate, this historical nove

  10. says:

    I grew up on a farm and went to university at CSU Fresno, close to where this novel takes place, and so can attest that Road to Delano really captures to feel of the place, the smells, the sights, the people, the history I found it a wonderful coming of age tale and a historical review of the struggles of the Central Valley, a sort of Grapes of Wraith in modern times It made me very nostalgic for the place B

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