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Cash: The Autobiography Summary
Johnny Cash

Everything you need to understand or teach Cash by Johnny Cash.

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Cash: The Autobiography Summary

Plot Summary

Johnny Cash was born in Dyess, Arkansas. Born as the Great Depression is winding down, Johnny recalls his father doing whatever he could to make a living - including chasing any rumor of a job by hopping a freight train. He moved to Kingsland with his parents when he was very young to a communal farming project put in place by the government. The family includes Johnny's older brother, Jack, to whom Johnny is devoted. One particular day, Jack seems to feel a reluctance to go to his job operating a saw, but citing the family's need for the money, goes anyway. Johnny's father comes to get him later that day, saying that Jack had been injured. Jack dies a few days later and his death greatly impacts the family. Johnny says that it's a statement of the unforgiving situation that means his mother - still grieving for...

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