Herzog - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Herzog flies to Chicago to find Madeleine and Gersbach. His intentions are to take June, his daughter, back into his custody. He firsts visits his father's home where his stepmother, Taube, lives to claim the rubles his grandfather had bought during the Czarist period in Russia. He wants to give them to his son. During his talk with his stepmother, Herzog remembers a terrible fight he has with his father years ago. The older Herzog was unhappy with his son's life choices. Moses responded with a smug look, which so upset his father that he held a pistol to his son's head and ordered him out of the house. When Herzog claims the rubles out of his father's desk, he also takes the pistol. There are two bullets left.

Herzog leaves his stepmother and drives through the streets of Chicago. He describes the city as "stinky...

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