The Conservationist Topics for Discussion

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Describe the relationship between Mehring and his son Terry. Why does Mehring feel so much guilt about him?

Is Jacobus loyal to Mehring?

Why is Mehring troubled by the dead man?

Is the relationship between Mehring and Jacobus more like master and slave, or employer and employee?

Is Mehring in love with his girlfriend Antonia? Explain their relationship and whether it is healthy or not.

How do Jacobus and the other farm laborers show that they can take care of the farm themselves during the flood?

Even though the book does not specifically state the reasons, speculate why Mehring's wife left him and moved to the United States?

Why is the discovery of a body of little concern to the police chief? What is Mehring's initial concern?

Can Jacobus and Mehring be considered friends? Explain.

What are the Indians afraid of that their physical security measures can't...

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