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Genre Adult FictionPublisher Viking PressPublication Date July 9 2019Mini Review Copperhead has a Sins of the Father theme The novel reads like YA but it is an adult story about racism that asks the uestion Can you ever out run your family history We meet a 17 year old high school football layer who has a good chance of getting into an Ivy League school on a scholarship He is the star of the team and his grades are good He despera This was a sparely written thought rovoking and ultimately hopeful book that kept me guessing about thought rovoking and ultimately hopeful book that kept me guessing about it would end As it takes lace in Ithaca renamed Cortaca it was a bit like
Looking At My Hometown In my hometown in funhouse mirror I t have made all of the same narrative choices but I found this to be a satisfying read Copperhead gets at some of the core uestions about racism especially as seen and experienced in small town America Why do eople hate for no reason Can anyone raised by white supremacists grow out of that world view Author Alexi Zentner who is Jewish says he s been thinking about these topics his whole life His arents Canadian social workers and activists saw their office firebombed by white supremacists twice when he was a teenager Read in my story for Binghamton University s Discover e This was an absolute stunning novel about racism in America The main character is a 17 year old football layer whose stepfather has just gotten home from serving a 4 year The Elephants Journey prison term for accessory to murder And the stepfather expects his son to go back to. What do we do when theeople we love hold beliefs that are fundamentally incompatible with who we are All Jessup wants is to enjoy his senior year at Cortaca High and get a scholarship to attend college It doesn’t seem impossible He’s a standout varsity football layer A good student He works at the local movie theater to help his mother make ends meet But it’s hard to live a normal life when everybody in town knows that your stepfather is a white su.
CHARACTERS CopperheadThe church that they all Changing Face of the Hero previously attended The Blessed Church of the White America This riveting novel seemsulled from today s headlines it is the best novel i have It is the best novel I have this year and I will be recommending it to everyone I really appreciate what the author was trying to do
but it just seemed overly contrived with each character designed so that we could arrive a certain conclusion it just seemed overly contrived with each character designed so that we could arrive a certain conclusion father or significantly his stepfather his girlfriend his girlfriend s father the coach his friend and even the The Undisputed Greatest Writer of All Time: A Collection of Poetry police were all written in a way to sit snugly into thelot and sometimes that StoryBranding: Creating Stand-Out Brands Through The Power of Story presented ambiguities left unanswered Despite those minoroints it was a worthy attempt at dealing with a difficult topic Many thanks to Viking Books for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review Goodreads Blog Pinterest LinkedIn YouTube Instagram Stories With Mr AhamadSeason 2 Episode 2 Copperheadhttpsyoutube Ascn1spYTo be honest I m surprised that I even finished this book As a young Black man reading from the It's A Wonderfully Sexy Life perspective of a reluctant white supremacist was hard to commit to for than a couple ofages Thankfully once I got in about 100 Lignin Biodegradation pages deep the story reallyicked up and there were some incredible character arcs to read through Without giving too much away I LOVE that this is a book about race featuring a white Pure Chance protagonist that isn t a white savior Having the main character struggle with his whiteness and family history without trying to save someone of color really made this book feel I don. Premacist–a white supremacist who was involved in a violent encounter with two young black college students And who is about to be released fromrisonBut his stepfather David John also saved Jessup’s family from imploding rescuing his mother and giving Jessup and his siblings a safe home for the first time David John’s release from rison sets off a chain of events that will forever define Jessup’s entry into adulthood dragging him into the swirlin. T know raw and earnest Things got ugly than once in this book and Alexi Zentner wasn t shy about what he wanted and needed to say It s weird a lot of this book made me angry and incredibly uncomfortable but I was appreciative of the fact that it was resented in such a forward wayI have SOOOOOO MUCH to say but I rather save it
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A Major Set Piece major set Schilder's Struggle for the Unity of the Church piece shifted the story from super real and believable to fictitious for me People may disagree with me and that s okay because this is still an important and meaningfuliece of work I just wasn t 100% in love with it during my entire readAnyway stay tuned UPDATE I was holding onto this until I officially dropped Season 2 of my BookTube series but since I ve been getting some traffic here lately I thought now would be a good timeEnjoy Wow what a book loved the structure and the titles of the chapters and can t believe most of the book took lace in one weekend A book that really makes you think about so many things I d recommend this book to anyone It s definitely written for an older audience than The Hate U Give so it was interesting for me to read Maybe that s because I didn t need the Black Lives Matter explained to me although of course that wasn t always true I definitely still need the eople in white supremacy groups expla A very interesting read that made me think Can see how it s not for everyone tho. G currents of irreconcilable ideologies crushing loyalties and unshakeable guilt Told with unflinching honesty and a ferocious gaze directed at contemporary America’s darkest corners Copperhead vibrates with the energy released by football tackles and car crashes Alexi Zenter unspools the story of boys who think they’re men of the entrenched thinking that supports a split second decision; and asks whether hatred bigotry and violence can ever be unlearne.