The Autobiography of Malcolm X Chapter 8: Trapped and Chapter 9: Caught

Malcolm X, Alex Haley

Chapter 8: Trapped and Chapter 9: Caught

New People:
Sophia’s 17-year-old sister: dates Shorty

John Hughes: owns a gambling house in Boston

Rudy: a friend of Shorty’s and a member of Malcolm’s burglary ring

Sophia’s husband: goes looking for Malcolm when he finds out Sophia has been seeing him

Sophia’s husband’s friend: takes Sophia and her sister out to dinner

Detective Slack: police detective investigating Malcolm

Detective Turner: police detective investigating Malcolm

Summary
Malcolm moves back to Boston after West Indian Archie, who wrongfully believes Malcolm has stolen money from him, threatens to kill him. Malcolm lives with his longtime...

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