Forgot your password?  

All the King's Men Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 116 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of All the King's Men.
This section contains 1,179 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our All the King's Men Study Guide

Chapter 8 Summary

Gummy Larson sends an emissary, Hubert Coffee, to Adam to try to persuade him to give Gummy the construction contract. Anne is in Adam's apartment at the time of the visit. Adam strikes Coffee and throws him out, then sits down to write his resignation. Anne calls Jack and meets him to tell him what happened. Jack's solution is to have Willie swear out a warrant for the arrest of Coffee. Jack goes to Adam and convinces him that swearing out a warrant will fix everything. He tears up Adam's resignation.

Jack hesitates,, because he realizes that Anne will have to testify, and everyone will then know the tawdry affair with Willie. She insists that she doesn't care, but Jack cannot allow it. Then he asks her why she did it. She says Willie wasn't like anyone else and that after Jack told her about her father...

(read more from the Chapter 8 Summary)

This section contains 1,179 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our All the King's Men Study Guide
Copyrights
All the King's Men from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook