The Women of Brewster Place Kiswana Browne Summary

Gloria Naylor

Kiswana Browne Summary

Kiswana Browne is a twenty-something college dropout. She comes from a well-to-do upper-middle-class family but has chosen to live in a studio apartment on Brewster Place. When she looks out her sixth-floor apartment window, she can see the tops of the trees of the neighborhood where she lived until recently and sometimes longs for the luxury of the place. However, she is determined to make her own way in the world without her parents' help or their influence.

On this day, as she is looking out of her window, she recognizes the well-dressed woman walking toward her building. When the woman nears, Kiswana realizes that it is her mother. So Kiswana rushes around her apartment, quickly picking up clothes, making up the...

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