Snow in August Themes

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The moral education of a young man and his initiation into the world of adult tasks are the themes of this bildungsroman.

Still on crutches from his beating, and deserted by his two friends, Sonny and Jimmy, Michael emerges from a period of introspective isolation to take dramatic action. He begins to question the street ethic that kept him from moving against the Falcons earlier, the ethic to which his mother herself ascribes, never...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Snow in August from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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