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Gap Creek Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Eight Summary

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Chapter Eight Summary

A few weeks passes with no receipt from Caroline Glascock, and Julie realizes that they've been swindled again. This time, Hank had been there, and he is devastated to acknowledge that he fell for the lies too. From then on, something changes in Hank. He becomes moodier and more depressed. He rarely speaks to Julie and storms in and out of the house, slamming doors. Weeks pass and the couple runs out of coffee and sugar. Julie knows they have no money, but she saw some dried ginseng roots in the attic and wonders if they'll let her trade them for supplies in the general store. She walks a mile and a half to town carrying 30 ginseng roots. George Poole, the shop owner is a kindly man who clearly wants to help the young couple. Even though the roots are dried and the price for...

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