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The Fixer Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2, Part 3 Summary

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Chapter 2, Part 3 Summary

The story moves ahead a few weeks to Yakov working in the brick factory. He is more and more uncomfortable in his work since he discovered he is living in a neighborhood where Jews are forbidden. When Yakov tried to back out, Nikolai offered three more rubles per month and Yakov reluctantly took the job. He sees a great deal of theft in the factory and discovers a great deal of his time must be spent watching over the bricks.

When Yakov talks to Nikolai, he cannot take his eyes off the Black Hundreds button the man wears on his jacket. Yakov considers telling Nikolai he is a Jew after one of Nikolai's praising speeches, but realizes that is a grave mistake. Yakov is already disliked by the truck drivers, particularly Proshko, because he refuses to let them steal the bricks. The driver pointedly asks...

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