Brotherhood by Anne Westrick

By Anne Westrick

The 12 months is 1867, the South has been defeated, and the yankee Civil conflict is over. however the clash is going on. Yankees now patrol the streets of Richmond, Virginia, and its voters, either black and white, are suffering to redefine their roles and relationships. through day, fourteen-year-old Shadrach apprentices with a tailor and sneaks off for analyzing classes with Rachel, a freed slave, at her tuition for African-American young ones. by means of evening he follows his older brother Jeremiah to the conferences of a bunch whose said project is to guard accomplice widows like their mom. yet because the actual murderous intentions of the gang, referred to now because the Ku Klux Klan, are published, Shad reveals himself trapped among outdated loyalties and what he is familiar with is correct.

In this robust and unflinching tale of a kinfolk stuck within the interval of Reconstruction, A.B. Westrick offers a glimpse into the big social and political upheaval of the time.

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Yeah. Yeah. Maybe I’ll—” I glanced at the clock. The bell for second period would ring in ten minutes. ” “Okay, dear. ” I pushed my way through them and out of the office, breaking into a run until I hit the front door of the school. Outside, the air was cold and bracing. In the sharp, clear morning, it was easier to see that it had simply been a dream. A vivid, nightmarish dream but a dream nonetheless. That’s all it was, I thought and hurried inside as the bell clanged. 38 Winter Falls On the way to second period, I met Jenny in the hall.

The noise level dropped a decibel. “The grant I applied for from the Board of Ed has come through. ” squealed Jenny, and she wasn’t the only one. I twisted in my seat to meet Jenny’s smiling face and clapped. Carly bounded out of her chair and joined us. ” Jenny crowed, and we all laughed. The whole class was in an uproar, shouting and whistling. I glanced over my shoulder at Jonah, who doodled absently in his notebook with a bemused grin. “Okay, quiet, everyone,” Madame Dubois called out, but it took a few minutes for everyone to return to their seats.

Other than the rapid pounding of my heart, I seemed to be okay. “No, I’m fine. ” I tried to smile. ” The secretaries clustered around me. Their motherly concern was smothering. “Yeah. Yeah. Maybe I’ll—” I glanced at the clock. The bell for second period would ring in ten minutes. ” “Okay, dear. ” I pushed my way through them and out of the office, breaking into a run until I hit the front door of the school. Outside, the air was cold and bracing. In the sharp, clear morning, it was easier to see that it had simply been a dream.

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