Father Hunter Jordan Quotes By Chapter

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James's father Hunter Jordan died from a stroke after marrying his wife Ruth. James says he was a hard working man and only wanted to provide for his family. To include, James said his father was,“...a quiet, soft-spoken man who wore old-timey clothes, fedoras, button-down wool coats, suspenders, and dresses nearly at all times, regardless of how dirty his work made him.”( Chapter 2). Hunter was saving to buy a house for Ruth and her children in Queens. After his death the family became depressed and went their own way. James was miserable and heartbroken. James started failing his classes, turned to drugs, and crimes. “One day he was there, the next-a stroke, and he was gone.”(Chapter 2). James was not able to keep himself together because

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