Tortilla Flat Summary
John Steinbeck

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  • Tortilla Flat Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Tortilla Flat Lessons
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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Tortilla Flat Summary

Danny returns from the army to learn he has inherited two houses in Tortilla Flat. After being arrested for drunk and disorderly and escaping jail, Danny talks an old friend, Pilon, into renting one house, thereby setting them up for conflict. To cover rent, Pilon sublets to friends Pablo Sanchez and Jesus Maria Corcoran. A candle that Pablo has dedicated to St. Francis but uses for profane purposes sets fire to the house...

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