(E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner


T 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 Three Times the Love fact that it was presented in such aorward wayI have SOOOOOO MUCH to say "But I Rather Save It For A " I rather save it or a episode of BookTubePS So that you re not waiting I took points off The Bride of Willow Creek for the slow and explicitootball opening along with a major set piece that shifted the story GREAT INVESTMENT, THE from super real and believable toictitious or me People may disagree with me and that s okay because this is still an important and meaningful piece 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 place 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 or an older audience than The Hate U Give so it was interesting or 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 people In White Supremacy Groups white supremacy groups to me This book didn t uite give you an insider perspective but it wasn t ar off It reminded me of of the way Harper Lee explained racism in Go Set A Watchman or How Kevin Roose explained Born again Christians to me in The Unlikely Disciple A glimpse behind the curtain to see how and why people unlike me think The book isn t perfect The ending is disappointingly Hollywood although I would accept that sort of Hollywood ending in the next election in a heartbeat In any case this book has sports and riendship and the problems with growing up like Beartown and like Beartown the community as a whole is leshed out in a very satisfying way helping the reader understand the pressures Jessup eels as he tries to navigate his way I could have read another 100 pages if the author had given them to me A very interesting read that made me think Can see how it s not or everyone tho. G currents of irreconcilable ideologies crushing loyalties and unshakeable guilt Told with unflinching honesty and a erocious gaze directed at contemporary America’s darkest corners Copperhead vibrates with the energy released by ootball 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.

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R no reason Can anyone raised BY WHITE SUPREMACISTS GROW OUT OF white supremacists grow out of world view Author Alexi Zentner who is Jewish says he s been thinking about these topics his whole life His parents Canadian social workers and activists saw their office irebombed by white supremacists twice when he was a teenager Read in my story or Binghamton University s Discover e This was an absolute stunning novel about racism in America The Main Character Is A 17 Year Old Football Player Whose character is a 17 year old ootball player whose has just gotten home rom serving a 4 year prison term or accessory to murder And the stepfather expects His Son To Go Back son to go back the church that they all previously attended The Blessed Church of the White America This riveting novel seems pulled rom today s headlines It is the best novel I have read 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 His The Leadership Gap father or significantly his stepfather his girlfriend his girlfriend sather the coach his Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I've Learned So Far) friend and even the police were all written in a way to sit snugly into the plot and sometimes that presented ambiguities left unanswered Despite those minor points it was a worthy attempt at dealing with a difficult topic Many thanks to Viking Booksor sending me a copy in exchange Serenity Role Playing Game 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 eveninished this book As a young Black man reading Save the Cupcake! from the perspective of a reluctant white supremacist was hard to commit toor than a couple of pages Thankfully once I got in about 100 pages deep the story really picked 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 Tressed to Kill (Southern Beauty Shop, featuring a white protagonist that isn t a white savior Having the main character struggle with his whiteness andamily history without trying to save someone of color really made this book Tressed to Kill feel I don t know raw and earnest Things got ugly than once in this book and Alexi Zentner wasn t shy abou. Premacist–a white supremacist who was involved in a violent encounter with two young black college students And who is about to be releasedrom prisonBut his stepfather David John also saved Jessup’s amily rom imploding rescuing his mother and giving Jessup and his siblings a safe home The Dancer Who Flew: A Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev for theirst time David John’s release rom prison sets off a chain of events that will orever define Jessup’s entry into adulthood dragging him into the swirlin. CopperheadGenre Adult FictionPublisher Viking PressPublication Date July 9 2019Mini Review Copperhead has a Sins of the Father theme The novel reads like YA but 2019Mini Review Copperhead has a Sins of the Father theme The novel reads like YA but is an adult story about racism that asks the uestion Can you ever out run your amily history We meet a 17 year old high school ootball player 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 desperately needs this scholarship to be able to attend college He lives paycheck to paycheck in a trailer and takes care of his mom and his 12 year old sister His brother and stepfather are in jail or the murder of two black college students However the students attacked his brother not the other way around The stepfather was only given a our year sentence since he arrived after the murder His crime was just wiping the murder weapon clean His amily but not himself belongs to a white supremacist church Many in his town call him white trash even though he has shown himself to be a decent and hard working young man The book begins with his stepfather s release rom prison on the and hard working young man The book begins with his stepfather s release rom prison on the day of the school s big game Throughout the story we watch the teenage linebacker struggle simply to avoid trouble while remaining loyal to his amily and The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School friends Zentner s prose is taut and powerful You can almost hear the music of Johnny Cash playing in the teen s pick up truck But the author never shares how this boy was able to see beyond hisamily s beliefs Most of us can not accomplish this while still living in the The Cutting Room: A Novel of Suspense family system Still this is a heck of a good coming of age storyor our times I received this Advance Review Copy ARC novel rom the publisher at no cost in exchange or an honest reviewFind all my book reviews at This was a sparely written thought provoking and ultimately hopeful book that kept me guessing about how it would end As it takes place in Ithaca renamed Cortaca it was a bit like looking at my hometown in a unhouse mirror I wouldn t have made all of the same narrative choices but I ound this to be a satisfying read Copperhead gets at some of the core uestions about
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especially as and experienced in small town America Why do people hate o. What do we do when the people we love hold beliefs that are undamentally 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 ootball player 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. ,


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    Read Copperhead Alexi Zentner ¹ 0 Read & Download (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner 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 perspective of a reluctant white supremacist was hard to commit to for than a couple of pages Thankfully once I got in about 100 pages deep the story really picked up and there were some incredible character arcs to read through Without giving too much away I

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    (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner Alexi Zentner ¹ 0 Read & Download Read Copperhead This was an absolute stunning novel about racism in America The main character is a 17 year old football player whose stepfather has just gotten home from serving a 4 year prison term for accessory to murder And the stepfather expects his son to go back to the church that they all previously attended The Blessed Church o

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    (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner 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

  4. says: Read Copperhead Alexi Zentner ¹ 0 Read & Download Summary È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Alexi Zentner

    (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner Wow what a book loved the structure and the titles of the chapters and can’t believe most of the book took place in one weekend A book that really makes you think about so many things

  5. says: (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner Summary È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Alexi Zentner Read Copperhead

    (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner 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 His father or significantly his stepfather his gi

  6. says: Alexi Zentner ¹ 0 Read & Download (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner

    Summary È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Alexi Zentner (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner This was a sparely written thought provoking and ultimately hopeful book that kept me guessing about how it woul

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    (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner Summary È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Alexi Zentner 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 people in white supremacy groups explained to me This book didn’t uite give you an insider perspective but it wasn’t

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    Read Copperhead Summary È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Alexi Zentner Alexi Zentner ¹ 0 Read & Download Many thanks to Viking Books for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review| Goodreads | Blog | Pinterest | LinkedIn | YouTube | Instagram

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    (E–pub) Copperhead by Alexi Zentner Copperhead gets at some of the core uestions about racism especially as seen and experienced in small town America Why do people 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 parents Canadian social workers and activists saw their office firebombed by white supremacists t

  10. says: Alexi Zentner ¹ 0 Read & Download Summary È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Alexi Zentner Read Copperhead

    Alexi Zentner ¹ 0 Read & Download Summary È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Alexi Zentner Read Copperhead A very interesting read that made me think Can see how it’s not for everyone tho

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