Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Joseph Mitchell (writer)
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Chapter Abstracts

Pages 1-55

* McSorley's, originally called The Old House at Home, was opened in 1854. It was a bar that did not admit women.

* Mazie Gordon worked at the theater she and her sisters owned, and she would often give free tickets to the poor if they agreed to clean themselves up.

* Charles Cassell is a man nicknamed "Old Yankee" who runs a museum and sells odds and ends.

Pages 56 - 105

* Joe Gould is a character who is educated and from a successful family, but lives as a bum and rejects possessions.

* Lady Olga, also known as Jane, is a bearded lady at the circus who has led a difficult life since she grew up with a beard.

Pages 106 - 209

* Philippa is a nine-year-old child prodigy in music whose parents claim her high IQ is a result of the family eating only raw foods.

* Commodore Dutch is a man who...

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