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The Burgess Boys - Book 4, Chapters 7 through 14 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Strout
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Book 4, Chapter 7

In Chapter 7, Susan tells Mrs. Drinkwater that when she was in New York, she began to understand how confused the Somalis must be in their new surroundings, and she says that the strangest thing had been her brothers. Susan also reveals that she plans to join a knitting group with Gerry O'Hare's wife.

Book 4, Chapter 8

In Chapter 8, Helen has now learned about Jim's affair and the fact that he was asked to leave his law firm. However, for five weeks before she found out, Jim had gone out each morning as if he were going to work but gone to the public library instead. She had encouraged him to open his own practice and offered to fund it and he pretends to be looking at office space, but the story unravels and the chapter ends with her recalling waiting for...

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