Tell the Wolves I'm Home - Chapters 1 - 3 Summary & Analysis

Carol Rifka Brunt
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Summary

Tell The Wolves I'm Home: A Novel, by Carol Rifka Brunt, is a heartbreaking tale about a teenaged girl named June who discovers that her favorite Uncle Finn, who is also her Godfather, has AIDS and is going to die. Before he dies, Finn, who is a world renowned artist, paints a portrait of June and her sister Greta, which she later learns he titled "Tell The Wolves I'm Home". Fourteen-year-old June and her 16-year-old sister, Greta, are taken to Finn's apartment in the city regularly, during which Finn continues his portrait of the girls. While they are there, sitting patiently, their mother spends her time in Finn's kitchen, making tea and organizing his cabinets to pass the time, unable to sit with him; unable to watch her brother die.

This time the girls sit for an hour and a half, listening to...

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