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Angela's Ashes Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

Frank McCourt
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Chapter 13 Summary

The children from Leamy's School are going on a bike holiday to Killahoe. Frank arranges to borrow Laman's bike for the trip; but Laman makes Frank promise to empty his chamber pot, fetch books from the library and do basically anything else that Laman asks. One afternoon, on a book trip for Laman, Frank reads Butler's Lives of the Saints to pass the time during a rain shower. The librarian, Mrs. O'Riordan, writes a note to Angela commending Frank for his reading.

Mr. O'Halloran, Frank's teacher and the headmaster of Leamy's School, talks to the students about the wonders of America, displaying great knowledge of Native American tribes, as well as American history and geography. When Frank answers a question correctly in class, O'Halloran asks that he bring Angela to see him. O'Halloran tells Angela that Frank must continue with his education and advises Angela to take...

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