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Unintended Consequences - Part II: Growth, June 20, 1959-April 6, 1968 Summary & Analysis

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Part II: Growth, June 20, 1959-April 6, 1968 Summary

This section summarizes the lives of two major characters in this novel. Henry Bowman grows from child to teen, receiving his first guns from his father and uncle Max, traveling to shooting matches across the country, and gaining an unbelievable knowledge about each type of rifle, pistol, and automatic weapon from anywhere in the world. He is so knowledgeable that in watching the news coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, he explains exactly how the gun used by Lee Harvey Oswald could not have possibly shot the President. His parents, the Collins, and Irwin Mann are amazed at his analysis. Henry's primary goal is to become a world-class marksman and he begins correspondence with some of the most renown marksmen, gun manufacturers, and others who are railing against the increasing government restrictions on gun ownership. Particularly hated are...

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