The Book of Harlan - Chapters 25 - 27 Summary & Analysis

Bernice L. McFadden
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In Chapter 25, Harlan dropped out of school. Sam had hoped it would be his son who would be the first of his family to graduate from high school. Sam was forced to quit school in the fifth grade so he could work and support his siblings. Emma allowed Harlan to drop out of school and encouraged him to pursue music. Harlan tried playing the piano but didn't have the passion for it. His neighbor, John, was learning the trumpet so Harlan tried the trumpet but he struggled with having enough air. Harlan found an old guitar in the music room at school, he had found his instrument of choice. Emma bought him a new guitar and paid for lessons for him. Emma was not concerned with the amount of money it cost for his lessons, it only mattered that Harlan was happy. Playing...

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