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The Book Thief Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part Three, Mein Kampf Summary

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Part Three, Mein Kampf Summary

On the way home, Hans discovers that Liesel stole the book because it is burning her ribs so badly she is forced to take it from under her shirt. Hans is not upset and promises he will not tell Rosa. In fact, this and what Hans Jr. said about Mein Kampf give him an idea. Hans asks Liesel if she would be able to keep a secret for him if he ever asked. Liesel assures him she could. The next day, Hans goes and buys a copy of Mein Kampf.

Liesel knows it is the mayor's wife who saw her steal the book from the bonfire. When Liesel goes to the mayor's house to collect the laundry, she is afraid the woman will accuse her or tell someone what she has done. The first time, Liesel purposely skips the Hermann house...

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