House of Sand and Fog - Part II: Section 42 Summary & Analysis

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Part II: Section 42 Summary

Behrani has no difficulty imagining the impact of a large caliber bullet tearing through his flesh. He now has one goal, to kill Lester, the man who broke into his house, after his family had saved his pitiful girlfriend's life. Lester next orders them back to Esmail's room. Behrani notices immediately that the bedroom window is wide open and whispers instructions to Esmail in Farsi...but Lester has also noticed, nearly knocking the boy down reaching over to close it. Although the gun is now within his grasp, Behrani does nothing, because of the obvious threat to his wife and son if it were to go off in a struggle. Lester demands "Ishmael" to explain what he was doing; "Esmail," corrects the 14-year-old boy. Behrani squeezes his son's shoulder, hoping he interprets that as a sign not to be...

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