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This Earth of Mankind - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

This chapter begins with Minke being awakened at 4 a.m. by Nyai, because officers have come to arrest him and take him to the town of B—-. The officer cannot give reasons why, and Minke does not know why he is being taken. However, he has no choice and must go with the officer. After traveling most of the day, they arrive in the town and go to the bupati's office. Minke is forced to bow down before the bupati, whom he soon realizes is his father. His father is the one who has had police officers bring him here, because Minke had never replied to the repeated letters from his father, brother, and mother. He learns his father wants him to be the translator at his father's celebration ceremony of being appointed a bupati. Minke reluctantly agrees to do this. He then gets visits...

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