Painted Horses - John II Summary & Analysis

Malcolm Brooks
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John II goes back to the time that John H was with Jean Bakar Arietta. Arietta's boss finds out that John H has been working with him and, after he tames a wild mare, agrees to let him stay. The next day John H gets some new clothes and goes to look at saddles. He says that he'll be back some day to buy one.

Jean Bakar teaches John H a lot. Then in 1934 The Taylor Grazing Act ends the type of work that Jean Baker, John H, and others like them did. It's a disaster for Jean Bakar because this is the only thing Jean Bakar knows how to do. John H notices a physical change in his mentor. He worries that the change will make Jean Bakar crack as his father had.

When John H turns 16, he celebrates with Jean Bakar...

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