The Gravity of Birds - Chapters 7 - 8 Summary & Analysis

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November, 2007. Finch and Stephen visit Thomas's summer house. They learn it doesn't belong to Thomas, even though his parents have passed on. They discover the real-life birdcage portrayed in the painting, though the bird is missing, and make the connection that it was made by Dorothy Doughty. Otherwise the search is a dead end. They bicker in the house and in the car, where Stephen fears Finch's wild driving. Over dinner, Finch reveals that he's skeptical about finding the paintings--he suspects Thomas is up to something. Finch reminds Stephen of his father. Stephen worries if they don't find the paintings that his career will be over.

Finch and Stephen visit Natalie's and Alice's childhood home to discover they have moved without a forwarding address. The family living there currently is renting, but pay all their rent through the property management company, not the...

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