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Plainsong - Pages 3-22 (Guthrie, Victoria Roubideaux, Ike and Bobby, Guthrie) Summary & Analysis

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Pages 3-22 (Guthrie, Victoria Roubideaux, Ike and Bobby, Guthrie) Summary

Plainsong tells the story of multiple characters living in or near a small town in rural Colorado. Tom Guthrie and his two young sons, Ike and Bobby, try to cope with abandonment by their wife and mother. Victoria Roubideaux is a seventeen-year-old woman from an impoverished background who discovers she is pregnant. Harold and Raymond McPheron are two elderly bachelors who find themselves helping Victoria. These characters and others interact in an effort to live and find happiness in a small town.

Guthrie

Tom Guthrie stands in his kitchen and watches the sun rise. His wife and two sons, age nine and ten are also in the house. He wakes his two sons, Ike and Bobby, and tells them they should have gotten up earlier on their...

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