Heart of a Samurai - Chapter 22 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 22 Summary

The day of the race arrives. Manjiro is very nervous. The captain says he knows something has been bothering Manjiro. The captain also tells Manjiro that he's set up an apprenticeship for Manjiro to start next spring, that the captain is going back out to sea and that Manjiro will have someone to keep him company very soon.

Tom and Manjiro race. While racing, Manjiro thinks about all of the independence and freedom he's had since coming to America. When Manjiro crosses the finish line, Tom is already there, dismounted from his horse. Tom's father shows up and strikes Tom across the face. This is when the crowd realizes the marks they always see on Tom that they thought was from him being tough and fighting is from his father's beatings

Tom's father hauls Tom and the horse away. Later, when Manjiro comes...

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