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Good Night, Mr. Tom - Chapter 22-23 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 22: Grieving

Devastated by the news of Zach’s death, William becomes very introverted. Even Carrie, who is also mourning the death of Zach, can’t coax him to talk. One day while attending a painting lesson at Geoffrey’s house, William’s walls come crashing down when he hears a song the he had listened to with Zach. Overcome with emotion, William travels to the river to sob and violently curse God. When he returns home, Tom is worried but realizes William must grieve on his own. He is touched when William calls him Dad. The next morning, William skips school and visits the Littles. When there, he asks Nancy Little if he can ride Zach’s bike. She agrees and William spends the day learning to ride the bike Zach so carefully restored. Feeling rejuvenated and understanding that a part of Zach would always be...

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