In Troubled Waters

In Troubled Waters The author of The Kneeling Bus offers a bold novel about the contemporary South and the latent racism that lies beneath the veneer of polite society When Tom Glover hires two boys one black one white

  • Title: In Troubled Waters
  • Author: Beverly Coyle
  • ISBN: 9780140233018
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Paperback
  • The author of The Kneeling Bus offers a bold novel about the contemporary South and the latent racism that lies beneath the veneer of polite society When Tom Glover hires two boys one black, one white to watch over his Alzhheimer s striken son in law, racial tensions in the small Floroda town finally boil over.

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      Published :2018-06-25T16:23:45+00:00

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    1. In Troubled Waters sat on my book shelf for nearly 25 years before I finally picked it up to read. And although its writing style is a little dated, its message remains relevant today. Take for example, this passage, in which a teenage African-American boy explains the current situation to a 68-year-old white woman. "Fluke found out how cool it suddenly is to not like blacks again. I mean, like, it went out of style to be racists, but now it's back in. People don't mind anymore if you want to st [...]

    2. This book is like a diesel engine. It's very slow in the beginning, but gains momentum as you go along. It touches on many topics that are very real in today's world. Tom Glover lives on Mirror Lake where he grew up and has spent 91 long years there. He decides to hire two boys to take is Alzheimer's diagnosed son in law fishing down by the lake. One boy is white and the other black. The neighborhood becomes uneasy as it seems like Tom favors the black boy more. This situation brings back so man [...]

    3. I just couldn't get into this book. I wanted to - the reviews really put it at the top of the list. The writing certainly wasn't bad - in fact, it was one of those situations that I would read a paragraph over again, recognizing that the writer was probably demonstrating considerable literary skill in the way that she chose to portray the main character and allowed the story to unfold. It just didn't work for me - it didn't pull me in or compel me. Some of it was the writing style which was a ta [...]

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