Mississippi Blood - Chapters 12 - 17 Summary & Analysis

Greg Iles
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In Chapter 12, Serenity arrives at Penn’s house Friday evening. She asks to be called “Tee” since her name is so long. She talks about the name of her book, The Paper Bag Test, and describes how a paper bag was used as a comparison to see if a black person had skin light enough to be suitable for membership in certain groups in the South. Penn takes Serenity to his downstairs office to give her background information about the Double Eagles. Serenity tells him she is not just there for Keisha but also to cover the story of Tom and Viola. She admits she sees herself in Lincoln and her parents in Tom and Viola. Fearing that Serenity will be a target for the Double Eagles, Penn suggests that Serenity stay with him.

In Chapter 13, later Friday evening two members of the...

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