A Map of the World - Part 2, Howard, Chapters 15-16 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Howard, Chapters 15-16 Summary

They leave the jail quickly, Howard claiming that Alice is sick and Emma screaming that he is lying and starting the cold treatment. On the way home they pass a man begging for food beside the highway. After bedtime, Howard writes Alice about selling the farm and getting out of the area where they blackballed by babysitters and Emma cannot start kindergarten. He apologizes for bringing the girls to the jail. Mailing the letter, he wonders if he and the girls will soon be begging on the highway.

Howard calls distant Davis Realty and Sandy Brickman arrives. He claims that his sister is dying of leukemia and he needs cash. She sees the land's potential and soon returns with Mrs. Arnold L. Reesman, who wants to establish a Boy Scout camp in memory of her late husband. The house will have...

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