Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida - The Rifle Summary & Analysis

Victor Martinez
This Study Guide consists of approximately 47 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Parrot in the Oven.
This section contains 771 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida Study Guide

Summary

In Chapter 6, "The Rifle," more information is shared about Magda, Manny's older sister. For example, she loves music. Her favorite stars are Elvis Presley and Smokey Robinson. Since she works at Valley Laundry, she has money to buy records. Magda sometimes bribes Manny to do the things she wants. One day, she promises him a cherry pie and a root beer if he'll watch Pedi while she goes out. He is also told to keep her plans secret from their mother. Manny knows Magda has a boyfriend and that it's supposed to be a secret. Manny watches on this specific evening as she meets up with a blond boy. They disappear into a wooded area.

Left alone to watch Pedi, Manny comes up with the idea of looking for his father's gun. After his arrest, Manny's father spent 150 dollars on a lawyer to...

(read more from the The Rifle Summary)

This section contains 771 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook