The Year of the Runaways - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Sunjeev Sahota
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Randeep went to the gurdwara but was told that he should live under the bridge with other young men looking for work. Avtar’s new job was in the pipe system of a plant; he and his partner, Romy, sprayed walls and cleaned the sewer-like pipe system. Their contractor, Jagdish, told them that their contract expired next week and only the best workers would be kept for the next job. At the end of the week, Romy was one of the workers not kept on. Avtar begged Jagdish to let him stay, but when Jagdish said he could only stay if he and Avtar split one wage, Avtar took back his request.

Narinder was living with her family again. Her father, Baba, defended her actions, but Tejpal said that she had destroyed the family’s honor. Narinder apologized to Baba and asked him what...

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