A Land More Kind Than Home - Chapter Seven-Ten: Jess Hall Summary & Analysis

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The perspective shifts back to Jess as he is inside Adelaide's house, while Adelaide is consoling Julie. Two church members enter the house carrying Stump's body, which is placed on a bed in Adelaide's house. Jess stands in the room with Stump's body, then crawls up into the bed. Ben arrives and takes Jess out of the room. Jimmy Hall is also there, silent and smoking. It is revealed that Chambliss told Julie not to call the sheriff, something that Ben has just done himself. Mr. Thompson and other members of the church arrive and Ben responds violently, beating up the two men, only stopping when his father attempts to touch him. The Sheriff then arrives and questions the church members to no avail, receiving the address of Carson Chambliss.

Jimmy Hall takes Jess home in his truck so Ben and...

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