Morowa Yejidé talks to Johnny about her hometown of Washington, DC, and her rampantly praised new novel, “Creatures of Passage.”
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Max Renzi was running out of time. Scurrying through the crowd, his beady eyes scanning over the policemen, the TV reporters, the children clogging the sidewalk, he figured he had an hour, maybe two, before D.C. got too hot for him.
The president’s national security advisor delivered the words she had dreaded hearing: “Madam President, I’m afraid you can no longer safely appear in public.”
“We are not descended from fearful men,” the box filled with wires and lights says to her as she sits, waiting, on the anniversary. She stares into its eyes. This is the sign . . .
Watch Ron Kovic — author of the best-selling classic Born on the Fourth of July as well as his new memoir Hurricane Street — speak honoring Bruce Springsteen at the 32nd annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC.
Everyone knew. My mother never tried to hide who she was . . .
Johnny was barely fourteen when he started drinking . . .
Check out Dance of Days to learn more about DC’s revolutionary music scene.