Week 15 36-51 Fair’s End/Hallowe’en/Death & Wake (The Star Drive-in by Sherry Young)


One Friday morning in January the phone rang as we were eating breakfast.
“Who could that be so early in the morning?” asked Nana. Mama went to the pantry and picked up the phone.
“Yes, this is Eleanor. Is something wrong?” Silence.
“What? When?” More silence. Then Mama burst into tears. Nana got up, grabbed the phone. She listened for a moment or two, then hung up. For the second time in my life I saw my Nana cry.

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