The Pushcart War - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 15 Summary

On the ninth day of the Pea Shooter Campaign, a pea-tack spotter, who has moved to the rear bumper of the truck in order to watch for tacks on the ground, spots Frank the Flower shooting his peashooter at passing trucks. The pea-tack spotter immediately finds a cop and tells him what he saw. The cop interviews Frank and nearly lets him go until he sees pea-pins stuck in Frank's hatband. At police headquarters, the commissioner asks Frank how many trucks he has shot. Frank says either seventeen or eighteen. He is not really sure since he thought he got one truck, but it moved away before he could be sure. The commissioner tells him they have a count of eighteen thousand nine hundred ninety-one. Frank takes credit for every one of them. Frank thinks that since he is being arrested anyway, he...

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