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Angela's Ashes Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9 Summary

Frank McCourt
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Chapter 9 Summary

As the ninth chapter opens, Angela tells Malachy that she does not want any more children. Malachy responds by telling her that he can go to work in an English munitions factory, where the money is good and there are English women who will accommodate him. Frank says that many neighbors are enjoying luxuries like heat, food and electricity because their men are working for the English. He adds that these families display their new wealth in a mean way to those with less. Although Malachy says that these families will not have any good luck because they took money from the English and profited from, "Hitler's war," he agrees to go to work in Coventry after Christmas.

Angela and the children see Malachy off at the train station. As they walk there, Frank notes that some men become so drunk, because they are going...

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