The Pushcart War - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 3 Summary

Morris the Florist has been selling flowers from his pushcart for forty-three years before the Daffodil Massacre. Morris is a kind man who always gives his customers an extra flower when he sells them a dozen. Morris the Florist sells his flowers between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, between Fourteenth and Twenty-Third Streets. Morris does not cross Twenty-Third Street because that is Frank the Florist's territory. Although Frank and Morris are not exactly friends, Frank is the first to make a contribution in order to buy Morris a new cart.

No one ever could have imagined that Morris would cause a war, though New York had become so crowded by the time the war began and the streets so congested it was almost to be expected. There are more than five hundred pushcarts on the streets alone, though no one would ever imagined there...

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