The Pushcart War - Chapter 24 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 24 Summary

A cleaning woman named Miriam Portlette is cleaning an office next to the LEMA offices one evening when she overhears a meeting beginning. Since Miriam is attending shorthand classes at a continuing education school and her current homework assignment is to take minutes of a meeting, and since she works nights and has no opportunities to do so, Miriam decides to take down the minutes of this meeting. Her notes follow, as transcribed by her teacher, Mr. Czerwinski.

The Three are in Louie Livergreen's LEMA office discussing Maxie Hammerman. Big Moe believes there is a pushcart conspiracy going on and that Maxie is the leader. Louie Livergreen suggests that if they are able to get rid of Maxie, the pushcart vendors will stop fighting and the first phase of the Master Plan will have been completed. Louie says that by getting the pushcarts...

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