The Dead and the Gone - Study Guide Chapter Seven and Chapter Eight Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter Seven, Alex and Julie arrive for the food distribution to find the line is several blocks long already. As time passes, the crowd begins to get more angry, and when they announce the people past a certain point need to leave as there is no more food, the crowd riots. As Alex and Julie try to escape, Alex's face is cut, and Julie is lost when Alex attempts to save a baby who is nearly trampled. To grab her, Alex pushes an old man and accidentally steps on his hand. The two finally escape, and after taking Julie to the garden, Alex himself heads to school to eat lunch. He is stopped at the door, however, by Mulrooney, who forbids him to eat as he didn't make his morning rounds.

At school on Tuesday, Alex and Mulrooney...

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