The Old Gringo - Study Guide Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 75 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Old Gringo.
This section contains 402 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Old Gringo Study Guide

The old gringo is coming to Mexico. He goes to El Paso by train. He is surprised by the development of the city, including cars and bigger buildings. He notes that most of the people he sees are young and probably born in the twentieth century. He stays long enough to orient himself and to determine in which direction he will head to cross the border. He has traveled lightly, all in black except for his shirt. He has only one suitcase, which contains a few articles of clothing, a Colt .44, two books he has written, and a copy of Don Quixote. He acquires a white mare and has a purposefully vague discussion with the seller about why he is there and where he is going, in order to throw off anyone looking for him.

The old gringo heads west about twenty kilometers and crosses the river...

(read more from the Chapter 3 Summary)

This section contains 402 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Old Gringo Study Guide
Copyrights
Novels for Students
The Old Gringo from Novels for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.