True West Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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* Mom has gone to Alaska, leaving her son, Austin, to watch her house and keep her plants watered.

* In his early 30s, Austin is neatly dressed, in stark contrast to his older brother, Lee, who appears to be homeless.

* Austin is patient while Lee tries to shore up his own self esteem by bragging about his survival skills in the desert.

* The conversation only gets intense when the subject of their father comes up.

* Austin learns that Lee plans to rob houses in the neighborhood, and suggests he choose another locale.

* When Lee refuses, Austin offers him money, which makes Lee angry.

* While they listen to the crickets outside, Lee is reminded of a woman botanist who could tell the temperature by the number of pulses the crickets made.

* Lee says he met her in the desert, when he was making big money with a fighting...

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