The Family - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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This chapter catalogs George W. Bush's days in high school and college. As a student at Andover in Massachusetts, George barely manages to pass his classes and struggles with the strenuous academic demands of the school. He sees himself as an outsider because of his childhood in Texas. Though he is not a good athlete, he joins many organizations to build ties with the athletes on campus. George becomes somewhat popular on campus and engages in a lot of games that show an often abusive nature. George, like his brothers Jeb and Marvin, gets into a lot of trouble both academically and legally during his time at Andover but is forgiven most of his transgressions because of the influence of his father and grandfather.

George's grades are not good enough to gain him admission to Yale but the connections of his father and grandfather assure...

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