Buried Onions - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

When Eddie returns home from his ordeal with the police, he sees his bicycle and a note from Mr. Stiles. Mr. Stiles apologizes for the arrest and leaves $10 for Eddie as a sort of consolation prize. Eddie uses the money to buy things like soda and ice cream, then spends two days in his apartment alone, feeling sorry for himself, eating ice cream, watching television and listening to the radio.

Eddie decides to get rid of all the cockroaches in the apartment, so he stomps on them until he is sure that no more cockroaches are alive in his apartment. He goes outside for about an hour and returns to find that the cockroaches have all returned, bent antennae included.

Soon thereafter, Josy and Coach show up at Eddie's apartment. They want him to accompany them on a fishing trip. Coach knows of a secret place where...

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