The First Man - Part 2, The Son or The First Man, A Mystery to Himself Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, The Son or The First Man, A Mystery to Himself Summary

This is simply how life is for Jacques as a child. This is how life is in poverty. This is how life is in a handicapped and eccentric family. Jacques as a child wants to break free. He is hungry for intellect and knowledge. He has an appetite to learn. His childhood is full of joy, but it is also full of setbacks. Jacques learns to adapt to all of them. He learns to assimilate not by downgrading himself, but by self-assurance that he can achieve anything he wants in life. Nothing is impossible for young Jacques. His childhood serves as preparation to prepare himself live and survive anywhere in the world. Jacques' only hope is to live a life that is happy...

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