Brothers and Keepers: A Memoir Topics for Discussion

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Where is the idea of escape prevalent in this book? Who needs to escape and who does not? How do the characters use escape? What are the consequences that come with escape?

How does the idea of freedom shape the two main characters? Is freedom really ever possible? For example, can you ever be free from your past? Are the characters free from their pasts? Which character do you think has achieved the most freedom?

What does this book say about prisoner rights? Do you agree with Robby and John about prisoner rights? What types of rights should prisoners have and what should they not have?

This is a male-focused book, but how are the female characters portrayed? Are they weak or strong? Who is the female character that relates best to John and Robby? How do females shape the brothers' lives?

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