The Beet Queen - Part 1, Chapter 2, 1932 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 2, 1932 Summary

Sita Kozka. Sita does not like Mary because her mother has given Mary half of her wardrobe, forced her to share a room with her, and her father has given Mary a cow's diamond that Sita had requested from him. Sita has been used to being the sole focus of her parents' attention and does not like sharing. When Mary steals Sita's best friend, the act is really the end of any possibility of the two girl's getting along. Sita's best friend is Celestine James. Celestine is the daughter of a local farmer and his Indian wife. Both of Celestine's parents are dead, and her older half-sister and her half-brother Russell are raising her. One summer afternoon after Mary first comes to Argus, Sita takes her over to Celestine's house. Celestine is baking cookies, and Mary immediately jumps in to help...

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