The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman - Book 1: The War Years (Shelter for a Night – Rednecks and Scalawags) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6. In the chapter called “Shelter for a Night”, Ned and Jane are denied passage on the ferry due to their lack of money. After hours of sitting by the river, the two are approached by a white man, who is an investigator with the government and helps them gain passage across. Assuring them that their freedom in Louisiana will soon be just as guaranteed as it would be in Ohio, the man proceeds to escort Ned and Jane to a shelter where they can eat and rest for the night. Before bed, Jane informs Ned that they are leaving the next morning.

Chapter 7. In “All Kinds of People”, Ned gets involved in a fight with a boy who tries to steal his flint. When the white man who is looking over the children attempts to...

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