Small Great Things

Small Great Things


Jodi Picoult

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Yorkey Character Analysis

Turk's first recruit to the North American Death Squad at a community college in Hartford. He's an integral member of the crew until he and Turk get pulled over one night and the police discover that Yorkey was carrying drugs. Because Turk was driving, he goes to jail for it and when he's released, he finds and beats Yorkey.
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Yorkey Character Timeline in Small Great Things

The timeline below shows where the character Yorkey appears in Small Great Things. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 6, Turk
Racism: Hate, Fear, and Grief Theme Icon
Belonging and Community Theme Icon
...professors. He did recruit at the college though. One day, he recruited a guy named Yorkey. The two of them recruited others and made them feel like they were worth something,... (full context)
Belonging and Community Theme Icon
...steal guns, which the crew then sold to black people. One night, as Turk and Yorkey were driving home from selling a gun, a cop pulled them over. Turk was calm,... (full context)
Racism: Hate, Fear, and Grief Theme Icon
After Turk got out of jail, he discovered that Yorkey had joined a group of hulking bikers. Turk's attempts to round up the old crew... (full context)