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Home (Robinson) - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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THE DAY SEEMED TO BE PASSING

Jack reads to the Reverend from a book about Africa. Glory loves to hear Jack read because he does so very well and makes the characters come to life. At one point, the Reverend speaks about the African people and states that it just never works out when the races mix, that there’s always bloodshed. Jack stops reading, and they move on to another story.

Jack has decided to put out a garden, and Glory notes that it brings their father particular pleasure whenever something was ready for harvest and Jack would bring it in for him to see. On one occasion, after he’d come in for the evening after working in the garden, the Reverend asks Jack to sit down. He tells Jack that he thinks that what is wearing on Jack is the fact...

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