Gap Creek - Chapter Seven Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Seven Summary

Despite their passionate lovemaking the night before, tension still bubbles between Hank and Julie the next morning. When she innocently suggests that he walk over to the next town in search of work, Hank snaps that his job isn't her concern. Instead of searching for work, Hank takes his shotgun into the woods to hunt wild turkeys. With no money coming in from wages, Julie searches Pendergast's property for all the edible food that might sustain them through the winter. She starts in the potato pit, sorting out salvageable sweet and baking potatoes from rotten ones. In the corncrib, she sorts out enough corn to make six bushels of meal. She finds a few good jugs of molasses, moonshine, and a string of dried peppers. In the hayloft, she finds feed for the animals, ten huge summer squash, and pile of horse apples. To her...

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