The rope walk

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Pantheon Books , New York
Girls -- Fiction, African American boys -- Fiction, Friendship in children -- Fiction, Intergenerational relations -- Fiction, AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Fi
StatementCarrie Brown.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20946433M
ISBN 100375424636
ISBN 139780375424632
LC Control Number2006024869
OCLC/WorldCa70883068

The Rope Walk is a summer novel in the most pure and undiluted sense of the phrase. It transports you into Alice's life handles a growing up and loss of innocence with the naiveté and candor of a young I picked up this book out of curiosity, mainly owing to the fact that the author is one of my English professors at college and a wonderful woman/5.

In The Rope Walk, Carrie Brown crafts a luminous story of a young girl's coming of age during a crucial summer in New England. On her tenth birthday Alice meets two visitors to her quiet town: Theo, the African American grandson of her father's best friend, and Kenneth, an artist who has come home to convalesce/5(28).

In The Rope Walk, Carrie Brown crafts a luminous story of a young girl's coming of age during a crucial summer in New England. On her tenth birthday Alice meets two visitors to her quiet town: Theo, the African American grandson of her father's best friend, and Kenneth, an artist who has come home to convalesce/5(12).

Some of THE ROPE WALK's characters, chiefly Alice's rambunctious brothers and, to a lesser extent, her emotionally distant father, feel slightly underdeveloped and, at best, almost peripheral to the story. Perhaps this is a consequence of the fact that the novel is narrated so skillfully through Alice's observant eyes.

The Rope Walk tells the story of the relationship between a white, ten-year-old small-town girl, Alice, and Theo, a young black boy from the big city. Thrown together by his grandmother's illness, Theo comes to live with her family for the summer/5.

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The Rope Walk brings us the dazzling story of a pivotal summer in the life of Alice, a redheaded tomboy and motherless girl who is beloved and protected by her five older brothers and her widower father, a professor of Shakespeare. On Memorial Day, at her tenth birthday party in the garden of her Vermont village home, Alice meets two people unlike any she’s known before.

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The Rope Walk follows the path of ten-year-old Alice McCauley, a petite and perceptive redhead who lives in the small town of Grange, settled deep within the rocky southern hills of Vermont. After her mother's sudden accidental death, Alice has lived a sheltered life, mainly cared for by her five jocular older brothers and her father, a Shakespearean scholar and dean at the.

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The Rope Walk is a delightful, wish it would never end book with endearing characters. The words that are used to describe each scene are so vivid and beautiful.

The children in the book make me wish I was a child again - the author describes their enthusiasm and adventuresome spirits with such joy and abandon.5/5(5). About The Rope Walk. In The Rope Walk, Carrie Brown crafts a luminous story of a young girl’s coming of age during a crucial summer in New England.

On her tenth birthday Alice meets two visitors to her quiet town: Theo, the African American grandson of her father’s best friend, and Kenneth, an artist who has come home to convalesce.

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Wanting to do something nice for Kenneth, the two children design and build their own rope walk. Unfortunately, Kenneth uses their walkway for a more unfortunate purpose. Archie, an imperfect father after all, sends Theo packing back to New York, but.

" this Book is a little slow,if you can imagine it has abittoo much detail, but i loved the story. The Rope Walk tells of Alice who has an increble summer.

she finds friendship,adventure and, happiness and tragedy in a gift she gives. I felt like i could be friends with the character and at times identified with her, and her naivete. The Rope Walk () About book: An "assigned" book for me, as our book club is to discuss this later in the month.

Because most of the action takes place during the summer, this is a good season in which to read it. In the small Vermont town of Grange, Alice, the protagonist, is celebrating her 10th birthday as the book opens.

The Rope Walk (Book): Brown, Carrie: In The Rope Walk, Carrie Brown crafts a luminous story of a young girl's coming of age during a crucial summer in New England. On her tenth birthday Alice meets two visitors to her quiet town: Theo, the African American grandson of her father's best friend, and Kenneth, an artist who has come home to convalesce.

The Rope Walk is a tremendous novel. Carrie Brown develops her characters well and provides the perfect amount of depth to plot. Her language is descriptive without being flowery. Through Alice, a ten-year old girl, and Theo, the grandson of the her family's friends, Brown tackles the tough topics of AIDS and racism/5(11).

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