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The White Boy Shuffle - Chapter Five Summary & Analysis

Paul Beatty
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Chapter Five Summary

During the summer before Gunnar's first year in high school, Gunnar has reached a height of nearly six and a half feet tall. During the past three years, he has become close friends with both Nick and Psycho Loco. Gunnar can walk the neighborhood and say anything he wants because of his friendship with Psycho Loco, but Psycho Loco often asks Gunnar to hide evidence that could tie Psycho Loco to crimes.

One night Psycho Loco comes to Gunnar's house very upset. One of Psycho Loco's gang members has died. During an attempted robbery of a Korean owned store, Psycho Loco fired his gun, and the bullet hit a large display. The display fell and killed Pumpkin. To honor Pumpkin and other members of the Gun Totin' Hooligans who have died, the living members have a drinking ritual.

Gunnar tells the...

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