Dead End in Norvelt - Chapters 15 and 16 Summary & Analysis

Jack Gantos
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Chapters 15 and 16 Summary

Chapter 14

That night at home, Jack and his parents had birthday cake and ice cream and played Monopoly. Lying in bed, Jack heard motorcycle gang driving through town and then the whistle of the volunteer fire department. It woke his parents, too. Off in the distance, they could see that a building was on fire. Mr. Gantos got dressed and dashed off to help. Jack got the Japanese binoculars and saw that a house and garage were in flames. It was the house that the dead biker had bought and it was Miss Volker's sister's old house. Miss Volker had sold it to the biker! Jack was amazed that with all the commotion, he did not have a nosebleed.

Jack ran down to Miss Volker's house the next morning. There were partially burnt potted plants on the porch with a note...

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