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The Rock and the River - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

In Chapter Eight, three days pass and Stick has not returned home. Marjorie and Sam are talking about the situation one evening and Marjorie says that Stick hasn't been attending school. When Sam asks where his father is, Marjorie says Roland is probably searching for Stick. There is a meeting of the Black Panthers that evening and Sam wants to go but his mother refuses to let him leave the house after dark. Sam considers the situation and realizes his mother has made a choice for him. He could stay at home and explain that his mother wouldn't let him leave the house for the meeting. Instead, he decides that he really wants to go and leaves through the window.

Sam talks to Stick upon his arrival at the meeting. Sam almost tells Stick their mother cries often over Stick's departure but decides...

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