Chapters 11-12 Summary

A cash-strapped Milo agrees to Nick’s deck-building gig to earn some extra money. Early in the morning, Nick picks up Milo in his truck and heads out to get the lumber for the deck.

Along the way, Nick details an elaborate concept he has for a reality television show. The focus of the program would be the last meals of convicts about to be executed. Nick suspects that the practice of giving an inmate whatever he/she wants for a last meal is actually fictional. He believes they only offer food that is within a close vicinity to the prison because so many inmates choose cheap, greasy fast food for their last meal. Nick’s idea is to create a program called Dead Man Dining in which the world’s greatest chefs...

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