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Pigs in Heaven Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Summary

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Chapter 2 Summary

The story shifts now to Alice's daughter, Taylor. She and her little daughter, Turtle, are taking a vacation and are visiting Hoover Dam. Turtle is adopted; she had been left in Taylor's car three years earlier. Taylor named her Turtle because she grabs her hand and won't turn loose.

They encounter a man in a wheel-chair, who tells them that the angel monument in front of the dam is to men who were killed while building the dam. "Working for fifty cents an hour," he tells them. "A bunch of them were Navajo boys from the reservation." Turtle is a Cherokee Indian, but Taylor doesn't know anything more about her ancestry. Taylor's boyfriend, Jax, who is a musician from New Orleans and plays in a rock band, the Irascible Babies, has not come with them on this vacation.

After a day of sightseeing at the dam, they...

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