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All God's Children Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part II, Chapter 5, James and Butch, Coming Up in the Terry Summary

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Part II, Chapter 5, James and Butch, Coming Up in the Terry Summary and Analysis

Frances Bosket moved to Augusta, Georgia to search for work six years after Pud was killed. Pud left her no money and she had three boys to support—Willie, Fred and James. Willie got a job as a day laborer in 1932 and Fred became a delivery man. James also labored, despite being eleven.

James reminded people of his father and, like Pud, people liked him but said he had the devil in him. When James was in Saluda and people heard he was a Bosket, they backed away from him. He liked the feeling of power and wanted to be a "bad man" like his father and started carrying a knife.

In 1940, Frances and James moved into a little wooden house close to a...

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