Cold Sassy Tree - Chapter Fifty Summary & Analysis

Olive Ann Burns
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Chapter Fifty Summary

Will runs to tell the family that Grandpa Blakeslee has died. When everyone is dressed and in the car, Hoyt says they have to go to the store. About two moths prior, Grandpa had told Hoyt that there was a sealed letter in his safe. Hoyt was to get it and read it to the family before Grandpa's body was moved if something were to happen to him.

The letter tells the family that he wanted Mattie Lou's funeral to be a thank you to her for living. He wanted Camp's funeral to tell people not to judge. He wants his own funeral to remind people that dying isn't always bad.

Grandpa wants to be buried in the pine box that Mattie Lou's casket came in. He wants to be taken straight from the home to the grave site. He gives...

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