Reading Dave Eggers’ “Your Fathers”: Room 57–Illiteracy

Room 57: Illiteracy, Profiling, and Cops [see previous post on morals]

—I know you’re tired of people picking on cops, but we have to interrogate you too.

—Asiomerican lives matter. Carry on.

—There’s a bit from when Thomas is talking to you and he has this theory that the reason you shot his friend was because “you and your buddies can’t read.”

—That’s right. Kind of an unfair charge directed at a cop.

—I think he has a point.

—That we’re a bunch of ignorant redneck bullies?
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Reading Dave Eggers’ “Your Fathers”: Room 52–Promises

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Room 52: Fathers, Prophets, Astronauts and Promises

[So you’ve read Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? by Dave EggersSPOILERS AHEAD! Beginning with this post, Caleb Coy will interview each of the 7 kidnapped characters in the novel and interrogate them on the book’s themes.]
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