Alapaha boy makes good on ‘A Storm in the Carolinas’

Jeremy Roberts
4 min readJan 31, 2022
Image Credit: Goodreads / The W. Scott Jones Collection

Sumter, South Carolina high school football coach and social studies teacher W. Scott Jones’ debut novel A Storm in the Carolinas surveys the trials of fledgling Baptist preacher Storm Sanderson amidst the Vietnam War and desegregation. It comes thoroughly recommended. Art lamentably mirrored real life when Jones had to embrace his own personal storm three days after the book was self-published on…

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