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The Burgess Boys - Book 2, Chapters 6 through 10 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Strout
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Book 2, Chapter 6

In Chapter 6, Police Chief Gerry O'Hare tells his wife about a meeting earlier in the day involving several city officials and the imam from the mosque. He is proud of his performance and thinks he stold some thunder from liberals like Rick Huddleston, who accused him of not adequately protecting the Somalis in the past. His wife asks if it is true that the Burgess boys will be coming and he confirms that Jim will speak at the rally.

Book 2, Chapter 7

Chapter 7 finds Bob at Jim's Midtown office, planning their strategy, and Bob comments that Jim is becoming increasingly insufferable. Jim notes that Maine needs the immigrants because the state and town is suffering economically as young people move elsewhere, and Bob agrees but insists that there are many inherent problems. Before leaving, Bob notes that Jim might be happier...

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