The Pushcart War - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 9 Summary

Since the truckers' declaration of war is secret, the truckers have an advantage on the pushcarts. The pushcart vendors only know that the truckers are pushing them out of the way more and more often and pushing harder. Suddenly, repairs at Maxie's shop increase to more than a hundred, and Maxie no longer has time to build new carts. Serious accidents increase as well, sending more and more pushcart vendors to the hospital for broken bones.

LEMA publishes a weekly newspaper in which a columnist named "The Community Reporter" discusses the traffic problems, openly blaming them on the pushcarts. "The Community Reporter" often expresses crazy notions in his column, including a series of columns in which he suggests the city should get rid of sidewalks, trees, homes and candy shops in order to make more room for the trucks. When "The Community Reporter...

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