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Chapter 10 Summary

Reuben Forster, the head of the School Board, is having a conversation with himself in the varied voices of those he intends to speak with during the review committee discussion. This is often his method of working through issues. On this day, Forster debates in his office with Carl Mclean and Nora Baines. He imagines Carl and himself discussing whether a book showing whites as inferior would be objected to, and imagines Nora defending Huckleberry Finn by pointing out its purpose as a novel against slavery and racism. Forster then imagines himself pointing out the word "nigger," and its effect on students. Finally, he acts out a conversation between himself and Moore, in which Forster decides the review committee meeting should be a public meeting.

Luke and Barney sit with Nora Baines in the library, waiting for the names of the review committee to be...

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