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Gym Candy - Part 1, Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Carl Deuker
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Part 1, Chapter 7 Summary

At home, Mick's father's old football friend Bull Tinsley calls. Bull has extra tickets to the Mariner's game and invites Mick's father and Mick. Mick declines. While Mike is gone, Mick looks him up on Google because he wants to understand what Rooney meant by "attitude of a punk". Mick discovers his father had been fights with teammates, arguments with coaches, had missed meetings, had been arrested for drunk driving, an incident with strippers, and so on. That is the real reason why Mike was cut.

Part 1, Chapter 7 Analysis

Mick discovers his father was indeed a punk player when he was in football. He is horrified at what his father's past is actually like. Both he and his father elevated that time in football to a mythical status. Mick also discovers that his father has lied to him and this crushes...

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