The Color of Water - Chapters 23 and 24, Dennis, New Brown Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 23 and 24, Dennis, New Brown Summary and Analysis

Andrew and Ruth are not accepted as a couple by many people around them, but they love each other and that's enough for them. Andrew is an excellent preacher, a deacon in the church and a singer in the choir. Ruth's world expands because of Andrew. She learns about music and baseball and Christianity. She converts to Christianity, her Jewish faith having died with her mother's death.

They decide to be brave and try to get a marriage license. There are lots of stares and whispering and pointing when they get to the marriage license office. The clerks speak rudely to them and nobody wants to write up their paperwork, but they get their license and go to Reverend Brown's private office at the church to be married. The church janitor and another...

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