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A Place Called Freedom - Chapter 15-16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15-16 Summary

Mack is battered and bruised. He likes Lizzie and is not in favor of her marrying Jay. Later, Mack and Dermot cannot find work that day. They rescue a girl, called Quick Peg, or Peggy, who is being beaten by a man. Peg introduces them to Cora, who buys the men a drink for rescuing Peg.

The men find work shoveling coal. Even though life is hard, Mack is still earning twice as much as what he earned as a coal miner. He thinks he will have enough to send for Esther in a few weeks. When it is time to get paid, Mack questions the amount and other men begin to do the same. Lennox, the boss, had to pay the men what they were owed. As he walks out, he tells the men that there is no more work for them.

Mack feels...

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