Hole in My Life - Section 3: Chapter 7 and Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Jack Gantos
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Section 3: Chapter 7 and Chapter 8 Summary and Analysis

In Section 3, Chapter 7, Gantos points out that every prisoner has a getting out story, much like a getting caught story. He discusses several escape attempts he witnessed while in prison, and admits that after he was given his two year delay by the parole board, escape entered his mind. When he received his minimum security custody rating, Mr. Bow offered to take him on furlough, but Gantos knew he wouldn't return. It was only by staying in that Gantos was able to eventually reach the end. Mr. Wilcox, his old caseworker, was removed and replaced by a younger man, Mr. Casey. Casey agreed to help Gantos attempt to get into college, in part as a way to prove to the parole board that he was reformed. Mr. Bow helped Gantos to fill out the requests...

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