The Lawd Tells Hit Like It Is

Jackson Free Press | May 7, 2008
Although this is Hawkins' first and last novel, it is apparent that he had a keen knack for storytelling that was as honest as his long career as a judge. As a writer, he had a feel for humanity that is reminiscent of John Steinbeck (especially Grapes of Wrath), and a feel for the common-man language of Erskine Caldwell.

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