Visits, p. 4-19
1. What is "Brothers and Keepers" centered on?
(a) The history of Wideman's family.
(b) Robby's trial for murder.
(c) The relationship between John and Robby.
(d) John's attempts to distance himself from his family.
2. Who is John?
(a) A black criminal.
(b) A white cop.
(c) A black father.
(d) A black professional.
3. How long is Robby's prison sentence?
(a) 5 years.
(c) 20 years.
(d) 15 years.
4. Who calls John at the beginning of the book?
(a) Michael Dukes.
(b) His sister-in-law.
(c) His mother.
5. What news does John get at the beginning of the book?
(a) His brother has just finished school.
(b) His brother has murdered a man.
(c) His brother has shown up at his mother's house.
(d) His brother has received a life sentence.
6. Where did Robby's murder/robbery take place?
(a) Laramie, WY.
(b) San Francisco, CA.
(c) Brooklyn, NY.
(d) Pittsburgh, PA.
7. Where does John's family live?
8. How does John characterize his feeling about his brother?
(a) He feels like his brother is a stranger to him.
(b) He feels little or no relation with his family.
(c) He is always trying to keep himself clear of his family's troubles, but they keep finding him.
(d) In spite of the distance, he feels his brother is part of him.
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