A Year Down Yonder - A Dangerous Man Summary & Analysis

Richard Peck
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A Dangerous Man Summary

March comes, and Mary Alice turns sixteen. Mary Alice hadn't hardly seen Bootsie all winter, but come spring Bootsie returns to occasionally snuggle with her in bed. Bootsie brings little knick-knacks from the field, like a robin's egg, to Mary Alice, and one day Mary Alice discovers a kitten. She plans on keeping it inside and raising it, but Bootsie snatches it back up, and Mary Alice realizes Bootsie only brought her kitten to show.

One day in April, when Mary Alice and Grandma are helping each other wash their hair, a man with a strange accent comes calling. He explains he was sent to Grandma by Maxine Patch, the postmistress, and that he is in town to paint a mural on the post office wall. The man was sent by the government as part of the Roosevelt administration's ambitious public works project...

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