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The Yellow Birds: A Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 7 - 11 Summary

Kevin Powers
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Chapters 7 - 11 Summary

Chapter 7 - August 2005, Richmond, Virginia - Bartle sleeps through the days of the spring into summer, making a trip every day to get a case of beer. He helps his mother around the house and farm, and takes long walks to fill his days. Bartle's mother encourages him to get out more, to be around people. Luke, Bartle's best friend, calls. All their friends are meeting at the river the following day, and they want Bartle to come. Bartle tells his mother he'll think about it. Bartle goes to his mother's pond and thinks about Murphy, about what he remembers about Murphy, and what he doesn't know about Murphy. Bartle continues walking, and ends up following the Danville railroad tracks to the river.

Bartle goes to the river and sees Luke and all of his friends. Bartle goes off by himself and makes a fire...

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