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Synopsis: A storm is brewing in the all-but-forgotten backcountry of Kentucky. And, for young Orbie Ray, the swirling heavens may just have the power to tear open his family’s darkest secrets. Then Like The Blind Man: Orbie’s Story is the enthralling debut novel by Freddie Owens, which tells the story of a spirited wunderkind in the segregated South of the 1950s, and the forces he must overcome to restore order in his world.
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Old farm truck- left where it died -- call it silly, but I like that the license plate says "MOO"

"Where’d you get that horse at Mister?”   The Orange Man smiled.  “What horse?”   “That one!”  I pointed up at his ball cap.   He took it off, looked at the winged horse on the front and pretended to frown.  “Well.  This is a Mobil horse.  It’s on all our signs.  We sell Mobil Gas here.  See that.”  He pointed out the word Mobilgas sown in black thread under the winged horse.  I liked the way he smiled, all warm and sunshiny-like.  I could feel myself smiling back…

Old gas station w/ Pegasas sign and Route 66 pumps.and an old transparent glass pump!

Every once in awhile, you read a book in which every element fits together so perfectly that you just sit back in awe at the skill of the storyteller. Then Like the Blind Man (by Freddie Owens) is one of these books. -- San Francisco Book Review

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Equal parts Hamlet and Huckleberry Finn, it’s a tale that’s rich in meaning, socially relevant, and rollicking with boyhood adventure. The n...

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Book Review: Then Like The Blind Man - Orbie's Story by Freddie Owens

Then Like The Blind Man - Orbie's Story by Freddie Owens

Book Review: Then Like The Blind Man - Orbie's Story by Freddie Owens

Then Like The Blind Man - Orbie's Story by Freddie Owens

It was comical in a way, but strange too; I mean to make a snake there – right where Jesus was supposed to be.  Like most everything else in my life, it made no sense at all. From Blind Man

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