Summer of My German Soldier - Chapters 17-18 Summary & Analysis

Bette Greene
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Chapter 17. After Patty’s virtual confession, the FBI is preparing to arrest her. Mr. Bergen demands she be taken to Memphis rather than Little Rock, as he wants her defended by a lawyer in Memphis.

Mr. Bergen confronts Patty with sorrow and disbelief, which soon turns to his customary rage when Patty admits she helped Anton because he was good to her. Her father threatens to hit her if she doesn’t confess to him something physical had occurred, and Patty defends Anton, comparing his kindness to her father’s cruelty. Aghast at being compared to a Nazi, he launches into a tirade. Ruth comes to Patty’s defense, and Mr. Bergen fires her.

Chapter 18. Patty is instructed to pack a suitcase for her trip to Memphis. She feels numb, and does as she is told. Mr. Bergen uses his influence to hire a well-known...

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