Chase Me, Catch Nobody Summary
Erik Christian Haugaard

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Chase Me, Catch Nobody Summary

Chase Me, Catch Nobody deals with questions of morality and social justice in an exciting and direct manner. Set primarily in Germany in 1937, just before Germany invades Poland to launch World War II, the novel focuses on one boy's initiation into a world where political issues intrude upon and warp matters of everyday life. Exposed to a society overrun by Nazism and anti-Semitism, fourteen-year-old Erik Hansen must decide whether passivity in the face of injustice is ultimately the equivalent of supporting injustice. During the course of a class trip to Germany, Erik struggles to define his sense of allegiance, questioning whether it should be directed toward his native Denmark, himself, or unknown people suffering for reasons he cannot completely understand.

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