Do Black Patent-leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?: A Fictionalized Memoir - Chapter 15, The Jolly Season Summary & Analysis

John R. Powers
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Chapter 15, The Jolly Season Summary

As Eddie grows out of childhood, his fascination with Christmas wanes somewhat. Christmas day is jolly, but the day after always is a bleak letdown. Somehow all of the anticipation and the spirit of the season empties out by the 26th. Bremmer High School celebrates the seasons primarily with a glee club concert on the last day of school before the Christmas break. School is dismissed two hours early, so that preparations can be made for the annual basketball tournament Bremmer always hosts. Bremmer's basketball team is traditionally terrible, but the tumbling team, which performs at half time, is excellent and unique among sport teams at Catholic high schools in Chicago. Timmy Heidi is on the tumbling team and gives a stellar final performance as a senior, until his final stunt, which results in a broken leg...

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