The Twisted Window - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

The Twisted Window by well-known author Lois Duncan, is a contemporary story of how seventeen-year-old Tracy Lloyd gains a new perspective on life and matures after being swept up in Brad Johnson's dangerous plot to kidnap his little sister, Mindy , from his stepfather, Gavin. Initially, Brad's mission seems noble, as he seeks Tracy's help in finding Gavin and his sister. Tracy's own emotional turmoil makes her vulnerable to the falsehoods Brad presents, and she agrees to help him, but the results are far from what she expects. The tale is a study of maturation, responsibility, and how emotional pain can distort reality.

In the first chapter, Tracy and her friend, Gina Scarpelli, meet Brad in the cafeteria of Winfield High School, where they are juniors. The school is in Winfield, Texas, a small town. Brad says that he is a new student, having...

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