Journey for Joedel.

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Owen, Guy.  Journey for Joedel.  New York: Crown, 1970.


Set after World War I, the novel centers on a teenaged Lumbee and his first trip to the tobacco auction.  Many incidents in the plot illustrate prejudices against Lumbees.  See Pembroke Magazine 13 (1981), p. 105 for brief comments by Owen on the novel’s Lumbee theme.  See North Carolina Folklore Journal 24.3 (Nov. 1976): 111-14 for an analysis of the novel’s folk motifs.

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