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The Executioner's Song Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 2, Part 3 Summary

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Book 2, Part 3 Summary

Gilmore continues his hunger strike while Sam Smith, the warden, and other officials explore the laws that might allow them to or prevent them from force-feeding him. Earl Dorius has spent a good deal of time researching the issue and is looking forward to announcing his conclusion, but the Salt Lake City Tribune upstages him. The newspaper goes back to Judge Ritter to try to get a restraining order against Sam Smith's no-interview policy. The Tribune is well prepared, and Earl is not. The Tribune wins and immediately dispatches reporters to the prison to blind-side Schiller and interview Gary. Schiller agrees to let Gary go ahead with the interview, on the condition that Schiller be present during the interview, thinking the additional publicity will serve his monetary goals in the long range. He arranges a signal with Gary - rubbing his chin - if he...

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