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Mislaid - Chapters 7 – 9 Summary & Analysis

Nell Zink
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Chapter 7 – Byrd attends the University of Virginia, where he is tapped for the FHC, a secret society. He enjoys sleeping with girls, and joins the Theran House fraternity, where the richest kids congregate. There, Byrd gets into drugs. He loses focus on his major in business administration, and begins contemplating things like helping others and running for office. This concerns Lee, who out for drinks with Cary, commiserates on how the Old South is changing for the worse, especially in fashion, the lack of family-owned and responsible businesses, and making money off borrowed money without any real product to show. Karen, meanwhile, turns fourteen although her birth certificate indicates she is fifteen. Temple excels academically, and is nominated to the Governor’s School for the Gifted. It helps Temple decide to learn Russian and become a diplomat. Karen’s own gifted writing program doesn...

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