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Plainsong - Pages 39-57 (Ike and Bobby, Victoria Roubideaux, Ike and Bobby) Summary & Analysis

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Pages 39-57 (Ike and Bobby, Victoria Roubideaux, Ike and Bobby) Summary

Ike and Bobby

On Saturday morning the boys feed the horses and then leave on their bicycles to collect the fees owed by their paper route customers. At the barbershop they wait while the barber, Harvey Schmidt, is cutting the hair of a customer. In front of the all of the customers in the barber shop, Harvey asks the boys why they have come. They say to collect for the paper. Harvey says he is considering not paying the boys. He asks them if their mother moved out of the house. The customer in the chair tells Harvey to leave the boys alone and pay them. Harvey says since he buys the boys' paper they ought to pay him to cut their hair. Once he...

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