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The Rock and the River - Chapters 4 and 5 Summary & Analysis

Kekla Magoon
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Chapters 4 and 5 Summary

In Chapter Four, Sam meets Maxie at six thirty one morning at her request. She invites him to go with her for breakfast at school and when Sam arrives, he's surprised to see Stick among the young men dishing up oatmeal for a large group of students. Maxie is surprised that Stick is Sam's brother and Sam is surprised to find out that Stick is working with the Black Panthers. Maxie's older brother, Raheem, is also working the breakfast line. Bucky is there and Sam learns from Maxie that Bucky has recently gotten a job at a garage and that he's paying the bills for his mom and younger sister. That afternoon, Sam is walking Maxie home when they encounter Bucky. He's in a rush to return to work after delivering some parts. Someone shouts his name and he turns to...

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