The Beet Queen - Part 4, Chapter 14, 1971 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Chapter 14, 1971 Summary

Wallace Pfef. The year before, Wallace though that if someone could make Dot's dream of becoming a beauty queen come true then she might gain some confidence and not look at the world through such jaded eyes. Wallace decides to create a festival of which Dot can be the queen. Wallace creates a five-day festival and makes up a list of girls to be nominated for queen. Wallace then has the ballots left at area banks where people could vote. Wallace collects the ballots himself and lies about Dot winning. Wallace works so hard on all of this that he drives himself nearly to exhaustion. When Wallace runs into Celestine at the post office and sees a postcard from Karl announcing his intention of coming to the festival, he is near hysterics. Wallace does not want to see Karl now. Wallace...

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