The Book of Harlan - Chapters 58 - 62 Summary & Analysis

Bernice L. McFadden
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In Chapter 58 the prisoners gave their identification information, name, birthday and country of birth. The soldiers took all possessions from them, they were stripped of their clothes, their hair shaved and washed with disinfectant. They received a demeaning physical exam and provided with prisoner uniforms. They were informed of the rules of the prison camp and the consequences if the rules were broken. Lizard picked a bottom bunk in the barracks he was assigned. Instead of sleeping his mind reviewed the lies and choices he had made that led him to where his parents had left. His parents were Jewish and had fled Weimar after Germany lost in the first World War. Lizard recalled his father saying that it was not his choice to leave but it was because the Germans took their loss in the war out on the Jewish people and...

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