Like a Man Without a Country, Chapter 4

Like a Man Without a Country, Chapter 4

CHAPTER FOUR Wednesday, January 3 On the morning after Slugger Janx’s disappearance, when Martha May Janx found her boy lying in his own urine on the floor of a cell in the jail of LaFourche Parish, she would not have recognized him as her son if they hadn’t already...
Like a Man Without a Country, Chapter 3

Like a Man Without a Country, Chapter 3

CHAPTER THREE Thibodaux, Louisiana Tuesday, January 2, afternoon Slugger Janx woke up with rain, more like a gentle mist, falling on his battered, broken, blood-crusted face. He had been nicked by a bullet once in the jungles of Vietnam on the side of his thigh, but...
Like a Man Without a Country, Chapter 2

Like a Man Without a Country, Chapter 2

CHAPTER TWO At three o’clock in the afternoon of January second, Coal Savage and the Mitchell family finished their seven-hour journey from Salmon to the University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City. They would be staying overnight, due to the length of time it would...
Like a Man Without a Country: Chapter One

Like a Man Without a Country: Chapter One

  LIKE A MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY     Dedicated to all the veterans of the Vietnam war who returned to a country they no longer recognized And to the Americans of African descent who were made to feel as if they were something less.    CHAPTER ONE...