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Rats Saw God - Study Guide Houston, Summer Before Sophomore Year (pp. 21-23) Summary & Analysis

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Houston, Summer Before Sophomore Year (pp. 21-23) Summary

The York house in Houston is large and nearly completely vacant. Steve and his father rarely see each other and nearly never communicate. Steve gets a job as a projectionist at the local movie theater. His father takes him to an Astros baseball game one night where they meet some other astronauts and their sons. When the announcer introduces the famous astronauts Steve becomes embarrassed and refuses to stand and be recognized.

Houston, Summer Before Sophomore Year (pp. 21-23) Analysis

This brief section continues the events of Steve's pre-sophomore summer. The principle event is a baseball game where Alan and Steve are announced as being in attendance. Alan stands up to applause and cheering but Steve remains in his seat, apparently embarrassed and resentful of the public acclaim given to his father.

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