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The Lock Artist: A Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 7: Chapter 13 and 14 Summary

Steve Hamilton
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Section 7: Chapter 13 and 14 Summary

In Chapter 13: Michigan, July 1999, Mr. Marsh leads Mike into the backyard, hands him a shovel and points to a large rectangle of twine. He expects Mike to dig a swimming pool. He shows Mike the faucet for water, tells him to use the bathroom in the woods, and warns him not to enter the house unless invited. Furthermore, Mr. Marsh forbids Mike to even look at Amelia. When he leaves, Mike starts digging, splashing water on his face as he works because it is hot. Feeling nauseous, Mike reaches for the jug of water and sees Amelia for the first time in real life. She tells him she has heard about him but does not believe he cannot talk if he wants to. As she suggests they could share stories of bad things they saw as children, Mr. Marsh runs across the yard...

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