“Matt and Jennie” talks about the life of a couple and their committment to one another.
Matt is a hardworking man who learns to toil in life at a young age. His tall built is his ticket to employment. No one has ever questioned his credentials for he appears very able physically and mentally. A former Navy, Matt works in saw mills and cotton fields. One day, he lays eyes on the most beautiful woman he has ever seen. Jennie is a simple beauty with innate gentleness in her. Matt searches for Jennie in the field every single day until he musters the courage to profess his love.
Jennie returns Matt’s affection and introduces him to her parents and relatives who are happy for their relationship. During this period, Jennie’s aunt, dies, bringing immense grief to her family. In her aunt’s belongings, she finds carefully folded dollar bills kept in an old stocking. She soon learns that the money comes from their family’s bootlegging business. Her father knows how to make whiskey which her aunt Clara sells to friends. They are very thankful for they have enough to survive through the difficult days. Jennie and Matt marry and continue to work hard for their future. They will be blessed with wonderful children as they overcome their struggles in life. Matt and Jennie” might appeal to readers interested in stories about family and love.