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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter 1 "Karintha"

* Karintha is sexually desired by men as a child.

* Karintha becomes sexually active at a young age and lashes out emotionally.

* Karintha loses emotional interest in men.

* Men give Karintha money, hoping to have sex with her.

* Karintha gives birth to a baby in a bed of pine needles.

Chapter 2 "Reapers"

* Black field workers sharpen their scythes.

* The workers begin cutting weeds in a field.

* A field rat is cut and killed by the blade.

* The reapers continue working.

Chapter 3 "November Cotton Flower"

* The boll weevil has destroyed the cotton crops.

* The dry soil takes all of the water from the rivers, and they go dry.

* Birds are found dead at the bottom of wells.

* A cotton flower blooms in November.

* Old folks take it as a sign.

Chapter 4 "Becky"

* Becky becomes pregnant by a black man and...

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