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Brown Girl Dreaming - Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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New York City – To Jackie, New York is not the dream that so many Southerners talk about. To her, it is a treeless bad dream where everything is gray. It is loud and strange.

Brooklyn, New York – Jackie and her family move out of the small apartment on Bristol Street, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, when the bathroom ceiling falls into the bathtub. Aunt Kay and her boyfriend, Bernie, help Jackie’s family move.

Herzl Street – Jackie and her family move to a building on Herzl Street, where Aunt Kay and Bernie live upstairs, and Peaches from Greenville lives below them. Evenings are full of other people from Greenville visiting and talking about the old days and Greenville.

The Johnny Pump – When it is really hot out in New York, the johnny pumps are turned on so the kids can play in the water and cool...

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