The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Victor explains how his father was an Indian hippie in the 1960's that protested the Vietnam War. Victor's dad rallied against the war and was sent to jail for beating up a National Guard private at Woodstock. Since his dad went to jail, he didn't have to head off to war. However, his dad had to suffer another type of war while in the jail system. The war in jail was between Indian, white, black, and Mexican gangs. There was a daily death toll that everyone in jail was used to and would expect.

Victor's father felt at home with Jimi Hendrix's music, especially when he played the Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock. Victor would try to communicate and bond with his father by playing Jimi Hendrix music, but his father would end up passing out from being drunk. In the morning, he...

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