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Dandelion Wine Chapter Summary & Analysis - Pages 205 - 222 Summary

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Pages 205 - 222 Summary

Tom gathers statistics from the cicadas to determine the weather. While Douglas reads the thermometer in the house at 87 degrees, the cicadas tell Tom that it is in fact 92 degrees. The scalding sun makes Douglas think Tom is right.

Mr. Jonas, a one-time businessman, who traded a conventional suit job for a junkyard wagon and horse named Ned, comes to town. Children and adults quickly line the streets, when they hear him approach. He takes no money and only barters in goods. If a child truly falls in love with a toy, they must replace it with an old one of theirs that another child might enjoy. The cicadas are making the loudest noise as it is one of the hottest days of summer. Tom discovers that Douglas is extremely ill. The doctor comes to check on him but can offer little help. Mother, Father...

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