Important People in A Knock at Midnight

Brittany K. Barnett
This Study Guide consists of approximately 119 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Knock at Midnight.
This section contains 2,845 words
(approx. 8 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Knock at Midnight Study Guide

Brittany Barnett

Brittany K. Barnett is the author and central figure of the narrative. Brittany grew up in rural Texas and became an accountant before attending law school at Southern Methodist University. After law school, she worked as a corporate attorney while also advocating pro bono (free of charge) for multiple clients serving life sentences for non-violent drug charges. Eventually, she became a full-time activist for criminal justice reform, especially for those convicted of drug charges.

By describing her journey from an innocent child in rural Texas to an attorney fighting for change in the justice system, Brittany allows the reader to learn and grow alongside her, witnessing the factors that shaped her commitment to reforming the system. The book opens in an idyllic tone, using descriptive language to present innocent scenes from her childhood. As the book progresses, this narrow and positive tone continually expands and becomes...

(read more)

This section contains 2,845 words
(approx. 8 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Knock at Midnight Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Knock at Midnight from BookRags. (c)2021 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.