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Book 1, Dust Tracks on a Road : Chapter 1, The Beginning Summary and Analysis

This summary chapter covers the introductory materials and the first 5 chapters of the book. The first is My Birthplace. In this chapter Zora explains how Eatonville developed after the end of the American Civil War. It was founded by a group of powerful African-Americans who had fought as part of the Union military during the Civil War. They had gone to Brazil to found a colony but had turned back. Later on, with support from within and also from some white colleagues and friends, they were able to enact this plan in a new form - that of all African-American Eatonville, Florida. Eatonville is the sister city to Maitland. The author points out that the white people in Maitland were very friendly and supportive and...

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