Gas Money is a heartwarming, honest narrative that shows how the everyday people we come in contact with can shape our lives forever.
Packed with much humor, lots of inspiration and occasional sadness, the collection of true stories captures the perspective and imagination of a six-year-old black boy growing up in 1960s Virginia and his soul-searching journey over the next five decades. Artful storytelling brings to life the changes occurring within his world and the country as a whole. The complexities of family life and community changes are explored and told in an engaging fashion, allowing the reader to reflect on similar situations in their life.
The author believes that all of us can benefit from the concept of gas money – everyday people who knowingly or unknowingly provide us with guidance to help us get from one destination to the next in our life’s journey.