Waiting for Anya - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Michael Morpurgo
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Chapter 7 Summary

The corporal shouts down to the German patrol, warning Benjamin of their existence and causing him to run for cover. The patrol and the corporal meet halfway down the path and are happy to see one another. Jo is simply relieved that Benjamin is safe. Later, when they separate, the corporal gives his binoculars to a very appreciative Hubert.

Jo returns home a few days later to find his father has returned. Jo's father has tuberculosis, so the Germans released him from the prisoner of war camp because he could no longer work up to their requirements. Jo's father is tired and angry, unhappy with all that has happened in the family over the past four years that he has missed. All the other kids in the village congratulate Jo a few days later at school, but he feels that there is nothing to celebrate because he...

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