My Last Days As Roy Rogers
Title: My Last Days As Roy Rogers
Author: Pat Cunningham Devoto
Against the last “polio summer” of 1954, in Alabama, with closed swimming pools and movie theaters and fear and germs in the air, 8-year-old narrator Tabitha and her friends build a hideout and christen it Fort Polio. Then there is the unspoken issue of racism….that underlies everything “Tab” sees.
A new novelist makes a stunning debut with this exceptional tale of a young woman coming of age in Alabama during the last days of the 1950s polio epidemic.