The Lock Artist: A Novel - Section 1: Chapters 1, 2 and 3 Summary & Analysis

Steve Hamilton
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Section 1: Chapters 1, 2 and 3 Summary

The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton is an intriguing story about a silent young man who is led into a life of crime because of his amazing ability to open locks. Years after a family tragedy steals his speech at the age of 8, Mike discovers his talent at picking locks, but when his gift comes to the attention of the wrong people, Mike loses everything. The Lock Artist is a sympathetic tale which shows the devastating effects of a childhood trauma on the narrator.

In Chapter 1: Locked Up Tight for Another Day, the narrator addresses the reader, claiming the reader has probably heard of him from the summer of 1990 when he was 8 years old. He was in the news for a few days as the Miracle Boy, and most people felt bad that his story was so horrible. Since then, he grew up...

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