Wilde Lake - Section 1: Part 1 (First Full Chapter) - January 9 Summary & Analysis

Laura Lippman
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In Section 1: Part 1, AJ manages to convince his father to allow him to attend his high school graduation with his friends at Wilde Lake. After the graduation ceremony, AJ and his friends go to the lake, and the party begins. A short time later, Ben and Tom Flood arrive to avenge the alleged rape of their sister, Nita. Ben Flood stabs Davey.. Once they realize what is going on, Bash, one of AJ's friends, catches Tom Flood. AJ chases Ben Flood into the woods. When he comes out, his arm is broken and Ben Flood is dead. AJ says that Ben fell on his own knife while they were fighting. Lu's father, then a state's attorney, insists on a grand jury probe. The grand jury finds that AJ acted in self defense, and he goes to Yale in...

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