Shooting the Moon - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

Frances O'Roark Dowell
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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

Two weeks later another padded envelope arrives from TJ. It contains a similar boring letter to his parents and two rolls of film for Jamie. Jamie develops these rolls without Sgt. Byrd's help. While playing cards with Private Hollister, Jamie expresses how she wishes TJ would write her a real letter. This time, Jamie prints the contact sheets for her brother again, but she chooses carefully the ones she prints into pictures. She chooses one of a wounded soldier. Private Hollister tells her that one of his brothers was killed in combat in '65, before anyone really knew there was a war going on in Vietnam. When Jamie is in the dark room cleaning up, she feels a shiver run through her body, similar to how she feels when she thinks there is a ghost in her room. When she looks...

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