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Gap Creek Summary
Robert Morgan

Everything you need to understand or teach Gap Creek by Robert Morgan.

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Gap Creek Summary

Plot Summary

Gap Creek is the story of a young couple's first year of marriage struggling against harsh terrain and poverty in the 19th century South Carolina countryside.

Ever since she was a child, Julie Harmon's life has been plagued with tragedy. She grew up in a hardworking farm family. She is the third daughter in a family of five children. The youngest child, a boy named Masenier, died when Julie was a teenager. Since her father was battling chest consumption and was too weak to carry the sick boy down the mountain himself, Julie helped with the journey and was present when her brother passed away after vomiting up a stomach full of worms. Unfortunately, Papa's consumption got the better of him soon after his son's death and he became bedridden. Just as Julie was the only one physically strong enough to tackle Papa's fieldwork, she was also the...

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