Chapter 41 Summary

Late that night, Victor’s phone rings and wakes him up. He drags himself out of bed to answer it. The caller is Esther Hartlieb. She says Bo has run away again and she and her husband want nothing more to do with the little boy. She goes on to say:

My husband has always said that the boy wasn’t right for us and that he’s just like my sister. But he has such an angel face.

Apparently Bo pulled a tablecloth off a table in the best restaurant in town, then he left his aunt and uncle with pasta in their laps while he ran away. Esther sobs as she complains that Bo spent the whole day defying them. First he refused to speak, and then he screamed so much that the hotel workers...

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