The Hiding Place - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Corrie ten Boom
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Chapter 10 Summary and Analysis

Buses transport prisoners to The Hague. Casper Ten Boom, now quite aged, is offered release if he promises not to cause more trouble. When he vows to remain helpful to all the needy of the city, they imprison him along with his daughters. In line after line, officials question the prisoners about their vital information and their crimes. Finally, they arrive at the federal prison; authorities separate the men and women. Officials confiscate all valuables, including their mother's wedding ring that Corrie wears. No two women from Haarlem live in the same cell. Corrie, still ill, enters a small cell already inhabited by four other women. One of her cellmates, Frau Mikes, has made a deck of cards from her daily ration of toilet tissue. At first, the games of solitaire elevate Corrie's mood and she wonders why her father never...

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