Addison Leverette is a 10-year-old boy born into privilegejust prior to the Civil War. He is the only child and spendshis days longing for a companion to play with on the vastplantation acreage. However, on a uniquely beautiful day,Addison is drawn to the field when he hears the fieldholler. From this moment, Addison's life will foreverchange. He meets Winston in the field, the only child slaveon the plantation. Although both sides of the fence forbidthe friendship, Addison and Winston become best friends andbrothers. The winds of fate set in after the war ends andwhat follows is a tale of tremendous victory, terrible loss,and the redemption of what was once the South's golden age.My Brother's Keeper explores the possibilities and thelimits of inter-racial, inter-religious, and interculturalrelationships in our society. Brotherhood is an emotionalbond that surpasses the passage of time a societalconstraint, but it is not limitless. Or is it?