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Inland - Inland - Morning Summary & Analysis

Téa Obreht
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In "Inland," "The Missouri," Lurie Mattie recalls his life on the run. After working with the Coachman, collecting bodies and robbing graves, he eventually fled town. He later met brothers Hobb and Donovan Michael Mattie. After several years working together, Hobb died of typhoid. Donovan and Lurie continued making trouble. Lurie carried Hobb's memory with him, communing with his spirit and adopting his pickpocketing habits.

Eventually, Lurie, Donovan, and two Mattie cousins, Avery and Mathers Bennett, formed a gang. After Lurie killed a boy, the police, headed by Marshal John Berger, began hunting them. Each time Lurie encountered Berger he managed to escape. Meanwhile, he chased Hobb's haunting desire to see everything, to collect and steal tokens, including a blue glass bead. He also found his camel, Burk, to whom he addresses his recollections.

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