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The Drugstore R.C. Marlen

The Drugstore

R.C. Marlen

Published September 13th 2011
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During 1955,Brown vs. Board of Education sent ripples across United States and neighborhoods in St. Louis flooded with change while people’s prejudices surfaced. In The Drugstore, stories of ordinary people’s strife will pull at your heart, likeMoreDuring 1955,Brown vs. Board of Education sent ripples across United States and neighborhoods in St. Louis flooded with change while people’s prejudices surfaced. In The Drugstore, stories of ordinary people’s strife will pull at your heart, like the fire at Miss Pansy Dimestore and the quest of fourteen-year-old Becky Bartlett whose father runs the corner drugstore. Everyone is caught in a whirlpool of crime when holdups and murder overtake the mom and pop businesses on Park Avenue- they discover that a friend, colleague, or one of Becky’s brothers is leaking information about cash and drugs.After a brutal holdup, Becky flees from Freddie Payne who had tried to rape her. Soon he starts telephoning her, and she realizes that he always knows her whereabouts. Nothing can stop the demise of the neighborhood, but can Becky outwit Freddie Payne?