Blue Highways: A Journey Into America - Section 8, North by Northeast, Chapters 1-12 Summary & Analysis

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Section 8, North by Northeast, Chapters 1-12 Summary and Analysis

William takes a brief northward trip into Canada and then routes himself into New York and finds the home of an old friend, Scott Chisholm, and decides to stay for a couple days. William is weary of driving and is glad to have the reprieve of a visit with Scott and his family. Scott lives in a two-story log house he built himself. William helps Scott build a stone retaining wall.

The next day near Canandaigua Lake William meets an Italian family headed by a man named Pete Marvin, whose real name is Pierangelo Masucci. Pete lives by doing light farming with his wife Pauline and his mother Filomena. After leaving Italy many years ago, Pete and Pauline refurbished a one-hundred-year-old farmhouse, a task made more amazing because Pete had been...

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