English Creek - Part 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4 Summary

Part four is Jick's summation. A Sunday phone call from headquarters on December of 1941 brings the news of Pearl Harbor to the house. Alec has been transferred to another ranch owned by the Williamsons and has still not spoken with his family. The events at Pearl Harbor lead Alec to enlist and he comes home just before leaving to say goodbye to his parents. Jick does not know how to describe the scene since he had not been there, but off at a basketball tournament at the time of the visit. Alec is killed in a desert in Tunisia when his unit is shelled.

Jick and Ray Heaney also enlist. Ray fights in Europe and now runs an insurance agency. Jick fights in the Aleutian islands and sustains a bullet injury in combat with the Japanese.

Jick uses his GI bill to study...

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