Moonglow - Chapters 5 - 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 – The narrator recounts that his grandfather was arrested and arraigned after his attack on the president of Feathercombs, Inc. He spent a week in jail before being released on bail. The narrator then recounts his grandmother’s life story as it was originally told to him. She lived in France, where her parents sold horses and animal hides. She became pregnant by a handsome doctor who later was killed by the Nazis. Her child would become the narrator’s mother. Her family disowned her due to the pregnancy, and then they were deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where they died. The narrator’s grandmother was then raised by nuns before eventually emigrating to America. There, she met and married the man that the narrator calls his grandfather. Eventually, they moved to a farm in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey. She died of cancer...

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