A Thousand Acres - Chapters 18-23 Summary & Analysis

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At the beginning of book three, Ginny reveals her father’s land was accumulated in less-than-professional ways. However, those stories had been forgotten by her father when he was telling them about how his family acquired one-thousand acres. Ginny’s father and grandfather had bailed a man out of debt in exchange for all his land. The man’s brothers were upset, saying the Cooks had cheated the man out of his land by manipulating their brother into farming the land badly. Ginny made the same connection to the Ericsons and how Larry couldn’t wait to take over their land once they left.

One night while the five characters are playing Monopoly, they get a phone call saying Larry had been in a car wreck and was now at the hospital. Ginny and Ty bring him back to his home, and Ginny, in anger...

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