Same Kind of Different as Me

Same Kind of Different as Me

by

Ron Hall and Denver Moore

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BB is Denver and Thurman’s father who takes them in after Big Mama dies. BB seems to be a decent father, but he is also a womanizer who has affairs with multiple married women. Several weeks after Denver and Thurman come to live with him, BB is murdered on the road, presumably by a vengeful husband.

BB Quotes in Same Kind of Different as Me

The Same Kind of Different as Me quotes below are all either spoken by BB or refer to BB. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Thomas Nelson edition of Same Kind of Different as Me published in 2006.
Chapter 10 Quotes

Things was a-changin. Uncle James took sick and died, and Aunt Etha moved away. Last time I seen her, she was cryin. I couldn’t figure out why God kept takin all the folks I loved the most.

Related Characters: Denver Moore (speaker), Big Mama, Uncle James, Aunt Etha, BB
Page Number: 47
Explanation and Analysis:
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BB Character Timeline in Same Kind of Different as Me

The timeline below shows where the character BB appears in Same Kind of Different as Me. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 5
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...Big Mama’s house burns down, someone takes Thurman and Denver to live with their daddy, BB. BB is a lady’s man and has several affairs with married women, which prevents him... (full context)
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After BB dies, Denver and Thurman go to live with Uncle James and Aunt Etha, who are... (full context)