4 Works in Ode to Billie Joe (Song)

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  1. Tags
    Summary

    I knew it was big, California-and-Hollywood big, and I knew it was going to hurt him.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    703
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    2
    Comments:
    6
    Kudos:
    11
    Hits:
    348
  2. Tags
    Summary

    Told from the Narrator's point of view, she remembers her life with Billie Joe, their love and their losses, as she mourns at the bridge one year later. Set in the late 1950s/early 1960s.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    2,253
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    13
    Kudos:
    13
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    278
  3. Tags
    Summary

    The week before that sleepy, dusty Delta day.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,336
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    11
    Hits:
    255
  4. Tags
    Summary

    "And mama said it was a shame about Billie Joe anyhow". This is how the narrator managed to expunge herself of her own guilt and shame - by telling the world just what she and Billie Joe was throwing off that bridge.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,997
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    8
    Kudos:
    6
    Hits:
    112

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