Jim the Boy - Breakfast, A Day of Work Summary & Analysis

Tony Earley
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Breakfast, A Day of Work Summary

As the story opens, Zeno McBride is writing a letter to Amos Glass. In the letter, Zeno tells Amos that Amos's son, Jim Glass, has died and that Amos has a new grandson, named Jim Glass, Jr. The letter indicates that Jim Glass, Sr., died while working in the fields and that it was the apparent result of a weak heart. Zeno goes on to say that Jim's wife, Elizabeth - known to the family as Cissy - had requested that Amos not be notified prior to the burial because he and Jim had not spoken to each other in years. The letter goes on to say that Jim Glass, Sr., will be fondly remembered and that the family will raise Jim Glass, Jr. as his father would have wished.

The first book is titled "Birthday Boy." In the...

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