Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Heavy Boots - Heavier Boots Summary & Analysis

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Heavy Boots - Heavier Boots Summary

Oskar plays Yorick in a Hamlet tailored to kids with ADD. Many of the Blacks he has met attend, sitting together without knowing their connection. Only Grandma attends every performance, crying. Backstage on closing night, Jimmy mimics Grandma accurately, making everyone laugh. Oskar does so as well, but is really just pretending to laugh. In the last performance, Oskar daydreams of smashing Jimmy's head, drawing blood and getting a standing ovation from the audience. However, Oskar settles for making eye contact with Abe Black, whom he met twelve weeks earlier in Coney Island. After Oskar met Abe, Abe takes him to the next Black on the list, Ada, who is no help. Ada serves him a snack and Oskar thanks her black maid. Ada likes Oskar and sends him home in a cab. Oskar discovers...

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