American Rust - Book Four Summary & Analysis

Philipp Meyer
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More cops converge on Isaac's location. He runs and hides in some trees. He attempts to double-back to where he was sleeping so he could grab his pack, but the police presence is thick and he abandons his pack. He changes his clothes to hide his identity. He hops on a bus and loses the cops. At night, Isaac is dazed with hunger and bitterly cold from not having a coat. He's in desperate straits.

Meanwhile, Grace is going stir-crazy in her house thinking about her son being in jail. She wonders whether another man in her past, Bud Harris, would have been a better father to Billy than Virgil, but she ultimately decides that Harris was just as violent and good-for-nothing as Virgil was. To get her mind off things, Grace goes to a local bar, Rego's. A couple named Ray and...

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