Question: English & Literature

what does shad mean by "we were foolish enough to reach manhood just when the long fizzling turned into an explosion? in chapter 4.

In English & Literature | Asked by poptart3
Asked from the Across Five Aprils study pack

He meant that they grew up while there were problems of North and South.  Tom and Eb and John and Bill and Shad himself became men around the time the war started.  He's kind of being sarcastic about something they could not control. GOOD BOOK. (:

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