Katie is a well-written model of how Negroes lived during the post depression
era (1939), displaying the unity of the Negro people through ritual, religion,
myth, and struggle for survival. A story about people who show courage through their actions and
respect for other human beings.
Filled with historical context and events that lead the characters to
act and or react, it shows the subtle beginnings of a
Through a third person narrative with heavy internal perception given of
these amazing characters, the story shows the horrors of segregation,
specifically how acts of negligence, abuse, and discrimination infects the
mind, creating a environment for mayhem.
good versus evil theme in this story appeals to all ages, sexes and
cultures. The high-spirited characters
leave you exhilarated and excited. A
truly tremendous book with many benefits: entertainment, and or a model of
instruction for literature or a supplement for English and reading classes as
well. A book guaranteed to keep you
reading until... and dreading the inevitable ending.
is the book to curl up with, this is the book you will
read again and again.