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The Burgess Boys - Book 4, Chapters 1 through 6 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Strout
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Book 4, Chapter 1

In the first chapter of Book 4, two months have passed since Bob returned from Shirley Falls, and he spends a lot of time walking around New York. He feels a bit like a stranger there. He is disturbed by his memories of how differently he was treated by his family because of his role in the accident. Even Jim taunted him. Jim gives Bob the good news that Zach will not be prosecuted for the federal hate crime. When Bob presses him about the accident, Jim says it makes no difference. Bob quietly moves to a new apartment in Manhattan without telling either Jim or Helen. Helen is puzzled about why Bob no longer calls or visits and why Jim is in such a bad mood all the time.

Book 4, Chapter 2

In Chapter 2, Abdikarim is very pleased when Margaret tells...

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