Brown Girl, Brownstones - Book 2, Pastorale Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, Pastorale Summary

For several months, Selina's parents argue about whether or not to sell the land in Barbados. Selina hates listening to them fight, and instead she imagines that she is a child of the white family who used to live in her house. One Sunday morning in the spring, Selina sits with Miss Mary while Maritze is at Mass. Then Selina wanders into Suggie's room, where the woman is still recovering from a night of sex. Suggie gives Selina a little bit of rum, promising that it will make her a "summer woman." Selina makes tea for herself and her mother, and Silla tells her it is way too strong, although she drinks it anyway. Selina asks permission to go to Prospect Park with Beryl, and to her surprise, Silla says that she can go without Ina, because now Selina is more...

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