The Water Is Wide - Study Guide Chapters 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

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The boys at the school enjoy playing basketball each day so when Pat learns that the Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Charleston for a performance, he begins to make plans to take the boys. With the help of Barbara and Bernie, Pat transports most of the boys to the arena in Charleston where they thoroughly enjoy seeing their basketball heroes in real life.

Throughout the school year Pat introduces the kids to many of his own friends who are interested in the school and life on the island. Some of the kids' favorites include Pat's sister who performs dramatic skits, Peter who teaches the kids how to play soccer and Richie who woos the girls with his singing.

Violence continues to permeate the lives of the Yamacraw kids as they still torture their animals and Pat lectures them again. Pat begins to understand...

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