Light in August Chapter 19 Summary
- District attorney Gavin Stevens puts the Hineses on a train back to Mottstown, assuring them that Joe Christmas's body will be sent along after them.
- The story of Joe Christmas's death is told from the point of view of Percy Grimm, a white supremacist.
- Percy rounds up a motley crew of American legion members in order to patrol the downtown area where Christmas is being held.
- When Christmas escapes, Percy hunts him down and finds him in Hightower's house, where he shoots and castrates him.