Rocket Boys: A Memoir - Study Guide Chapter 7, Cape Coalwood- Chapter 8, Construction of the Cape Summary & Analysis

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In chapter seven, Quentin takes off, escaping from Coalwood, as Homer Sr. isn't interested in him. Homer Sr. orders Sonny to walk home then forces Sonny to watch as he pours his son's chemicals into the creek. Homer Sr. tells Sonny this is the end of it, any other hobby but no more rockets. Homer Sr. figures it Mr. Bykovski helped him and reassigns him to a position inside the mine. Bykovski gives Sonny four new Auks. Sonny is excited and recognizes that the BCMA is now an "outlaw organization," (p. 97) which makes him feel good. The BCMA figure out that the easiest way to test their new rocket powder mix without using the hot-water heater is to use a pop bottle. Roy Lee has brought a brassiere and that teaches...

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