The Pushcart War Quotes

Jean Merrill
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"The Pushcart War started on the afternoon of March 15, 1986, when a truck ran down a pushcart belonging to a flower peddler." Chapter 1, How It Began: The Daffodil Massacre, pg. 13

"Certainly there had been trouble coming. Anyone who had had any experience of wars would have seen it coming long before the afternoon that Mack ran down Morris the Florist." Chapter 4, The Summer Before the War, pg. 25

"The worst of it was that during the period that more and more trucks had been appearing in the city streets, the trucks had been getting bigger and bigger. The truck drivers had it all figured out." Chapter 4, The Summer Before the War, pg. 30

"Since Wenda did not dare pas the truck, and since she could not see any street signs, she not only went past 96th Street, but was at Bear Mountain, some fifty miles beyond the city limits, before she...

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