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America is in the Heart Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapter 14 Summary

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Part 2, Chapter 14 Summary

Returning to Seattle, Carlos expects a reasonable amount of money for the cannery, but he receives only $13. He is in a slum area with gambling lords and drug dealers. He wants to leave this area and build a life for himself in America. He finds Marcelo in a dance hall where men buy tickets to dance with the girls. The girl with Marcelo is taking a ticket every minute instead of every three minutes. A man hits Marcelo over the head with a lead pipe and guns started firing. Carlos runs out of the dance hall to a church. He is sitting in a truck trying to collect himself when a man asks him if he wants a job. Carlos says he does and they drive off with him.

They drive to Moxee City where Carlos is to work as an apple picker. The orchard...

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