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In Dubious Battle Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

The funeral march begins with police controlling the traffic. There is no disturbance, but the picture of the townspeople watching and even taking off their hats shows what a thin line divides them and the migrant workers. The townspeople stand on their lawns as the migrants march in the street. Mac and Jim stay back as they reach the county cemetery.

A man delivers a note to Mac from Dick, who has romanced the lady and gotten two old cows and a bull calf plus ten sacks of lima beans. He also says he was almost picked up the night before, probably on a vagrancy charge. Mac sends Jim to find London with the news. The statement that Mac made in the last chapter about throwing Joy in the mud becomes true as the men throw mud on the coffin.

London gets a truck, and Mac and...

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