In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Jean Shepherd
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Chapter 1, Meet Flick the Friendly Bartender

• Ralph Parker, the main character, takes a cab through Hohman, Indiana, as he makes his return to his hometown.

• The cab driver correctly guesses that he is from out of town, as Ralph has since moved to New York.

• Ralph makes observations about Hohman being a simple city filled with mills, plants, freight yards and where people socialize at union halls, beer halls, and pool parlors.

• Ralph goes to Flick's Tavern, a bar now owned by his good childhood friend Flick.

• Ralph explains that he is writing an article titled "The Return of the Native to the Indiana Mill Town."

• The two friends tell stories of their past as Ralph checks out the holiday decorations throughout the tavern.

• The holiday decorations and a story about a woman wearing a button that says "Disarm the Toy Industry" remind Ralph about one of his...

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