Then Like the Blind Man:

“You could say what happened to me happened to all of us. It happened to Victor, to Momma and Missy, Granpaw and Granny, to Moses Mashbone, to Willis to Nealy Harlan and that old cousin of his, Bird Pruitt – to all the folks that lived and worked around Harlan’s Crossroads, white and black. And I suppose you would be right in putting it that way, though you would be wrong too, dead wrong ……”

-from Then Like the Blind Man: Orbie’s
Story, debut novel
by Freddie Owens
Master Storyteller