The Pushcart War - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 8 Summary

The Three, Moe Mammoth of Mammoth Moving, Walter Sweet (the Tiger) of Tiger Trucking and Louie Livergreen of LEMA (Lower Eastside Moving Association), organize a meeting of the truckers in response to Ms. Gambling's remarks. Joey Kafflis, a driver for Tiger Trucking, stands at this meeting, as related in his diary, and says that the people are right, that there are too many trucks on the roads. Big Moe says it is not the trucks' faults that traffic is bad, and another driver, Little Miltie, says that it is the fault of the pushcarts. They are always in the way. Joey thinks this is silly because he likes the pushcarts. They often sell him food while he is stuck in traffic. Joey points out pushcarts are small, and you would have to line up two dozen of them in order for them to...

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