Black Man and White Woman in Dark Green Rowboat OverviewBlack Man and White Woman in Dark Green Rowboat, the short story by Russell Banks, describes the tumultuous love life of two people who live in a trailer park. The story takes place on a hot summer day in New England, in which the couple spends the afternoon fishing and discussing the troubles involving their relationship. The story explores themes of ennui, hopelessness, insecurity, and isolation.
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