The Good Lord Bird by James McBride - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of the book The Good Lord Bird:

The tales of the abolitionist John Brown, according to The Onion.

My favorite James McBride quote from the book:

"Everybody got God on their side in a war. Problem is, God ain't tellin nobody who He's for."

Questions I pondered while reading The Good Lord Bird:

How long could I have remained hidden?

Could I have given so much to a cause?

My review of The Good Lord Bird:

Onion is now on my list of favorite characters.

I love this perspective.

Remember Harper's Ferry.


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