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Plainsong - Pages 159-186 (Victoria Roubideaux, Ike and Bobby, McPherons) Summary & Analysis

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Pages 159-186 (Victoria Roubideaux, Ike and Bobby, McPherons) Summary

Victoria Roubideaux

Victoria visits Maggie Jones in her classroom. Maggie asks if anything is wrong, and Victoria says that the McPheron brothers rarely speak, even to each other. Maggie asks Victoria why she does not initiate conversations, and Victoria says she knows nothing about cows.

Maggie encounters Harold at the grocery store and tells him about her conversation with Victoria. Harold wants advice on what to talk about with Victoria, but Maggie will not offer any.

At home Harold tells Raymond about his conversation with Maggie. Both brothers agree that they must do something immediately, but neither brother has any idea what to discuss with a young woman. After dinner Harold makes his first attempt at starting a conversation. He asks Victoria what she thinks of "the market." Victoria...

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