The Pushcart War - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 5 Summary

Wenda Gambling is a famous Hollywood actress who is a very timid driver. While on the way to visit her grandmother, Ms. Gambling becomes trapped behind a gasoline truck and is afraid to pass it because of the danger signs painted on it. Ms. Gambling ends up following the truck fifty miles beyond the city limits before she pulls off at the Harriman State Park and has to spend the night there because of the fright she has suffered.

This sort of thing happens quite often. Trucks crowd cars off the road. They hog the best parking spots, or they park in the middle of the street if they cannot park. Few drivers complain to the truckers because drivers, even the taxi drivers, have become afraid of the truckers. When taxi drivers lose their confidence, everyone becomes alarmed.

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