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'''Jake''' was a black crow (grey pigeon in the book) owned by [[Brooks Hatlen]]. (Sherwood Bolton in the book)
 
'''Jake''' was a black crow (grey pigeon in the book) owned by [[Brooks Hatlen]]. (Sherwood Bolton in the book)
 
==Character Biography==
 
==Character Biography==
Brooks, the Shawshank prison librarian, found Jake as a hatchling that fell out of his nest outside the plate shop and injured its wing. He took the crow in and nursed it back to health, naming him "Jake" and keeping him as a pet, feeding him maggots he finds in the prison food. When Brooks was granted parol and got out of jail, he knew that he had to free Jake, probably his closest friend, and did so with great hesitation and pain. Afterwards Brooks tells the audience about how much he misses him and sometimes thinks of him as being one of the birds he sees out there.
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Brooks, the Shawshank prison librarian, found Jake as an infant that fell out of his nest outside the plate shop and injured its wing. He took the crow in and nursed it back to health, naming him "Jake" and keeping him as a pet, feeding him maggots he finds in the prison food. When Brooks was granted parole and got out of jail, he knew that he had to free Jake, probably his closest friend, and did so with great hesitation and pain. Afterwards Brooks writes about how much he misses him and sometimes hoping he'll appear with the birds he sees out there.
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==

Revision as of 10:45, July 27, 2016

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Jake with Andy

Jake was a black crow (grey pigeon in the book) owned by Brooks Hatlen. (Sherwood Bolton in the book)

Character Biography

Brooks, the Shawshank prison librarian, found Jake as an infant that fell out of his nest outside the plate shop and injured its wing. He took the crow in and nursed it back to health, naming him "Jake" and keeping him as a pet, feeding him maggots he finds in the prison food. When Brooks was granted parole and got out of jail, he knew that he had to free Jake, probably his closest friend, and did so with great hesitation and pain. Afterwards Brooks writes about how much he misses him and sometimes hoping he'll appear with the birds he sees out there.

Trivia

Jake was a pigeon in the book and was owned by Sherwood Bolton instead of Brooks.

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