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America is in the Heart Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapter 20 Summary

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Part 2, Chapter 20 Summary

Carlos cannot understand the brutality he sees in America and he doesn't understand the changes that are taking place within him. He goes to Seattle and stays in the same hotel he stayed in when he first arrived in America. He steals the sheets and sells them, using the money to buy food. He doesn't feel guilty about the act. He rides to Portland with a man and roams around Portland. He tries sleeping at the bus station but is confronted by the police. A Filipino busboy gives him the address of a place where he can go to eat and sleep. The place is full of homeless men. When one of them makes advances to Carlos, Carlos flees to the train yard and jumps a train. He gets off in Klamath Falls and is apprehended by two policemen while he is sitting in a...

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