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The Things a Brother Knows Summary
Dana Reinhardt

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The Things a Brother Knows Summary

Plot Summary

"The Things a Brother Knows" by Dana Reinhardt tells the story of Levi Katznelson, a seventeen-year-old high school student who lives with his parents, Amanda and Reuben, and his brother, Boaz. As the story unfolds, Boaz is due to come home that night from a three-year tour with the Marines in an overseas war. Although the identity of the war-torn country is not revealed, the earmarks described in the story all point to the battlefields of Iraq or Afghanistan.

Levi has mixed feelings about his brother returning home. He is nearly humiliated when the principal of his school holds an assembly to announce that war hero Boaz Katznelson is returning home. It seems that everyone loved Boaz even those who barely knew him. Boaz is a very cool guy. He was good looking, tall, smart and charming. Levi has always looked up to his big brother and wants...

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