The Fortress of Solitude - Part 3, Chapters 8 - 16 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 8 – Dylan recalls that, despite his issues with Camden, U.C. Berkeley was still willing to bring him in, so he transferred schools. While there, Dylan remembers getting involved in DJing for KALX, the campus radio station. Dylan remembers coming to call himself “Running Crab,” a reference to his mother’s own move west after leaving New York. Dylan also recalls playing forgotten albums, revamping the station’s gazette, and going on to write for the local paper, Alameda Harbinger. Dylan also remembers attempting to fly in Berkeley, but being unable to do so. Dylan realizes he has grown up.

Part 3, Chapter 9 - Dylan remembers doing his best to retain his neighborhood roots by visiting heavily-black places that were almost anti-white, including Bosun’s Locker on Shattuck Avenue near Sixtieth Street. Dylan recalls meeting and befriending a black man who called...

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