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Ragged Dick and Mark, the Match Boy Chapter Summary & Analysis - Mark, the Match Boy, Chapters 15-17 Summary

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Mark, the Match Boy, Chapters 15-17 Summary

When Mark wants to return to work, Dick suggests he find a job in a store. He can use Dick, his guardian, as a reference. Dick buys clothing for the boy. Mark wants to return to live at the lodging hall but Dick reminds him that he is his guardian. He talks to him about the value of hard work and studying.

Mark retrieves his money from the lodging hall and then finds Ben and tells him of his new circumstances. While walking home, Mark sees a sign on a bookstore advertising for a delivery boy. He secures the position at the same bookstore where Roswell Crawford works.

In Chapter Sixteen, Crawford learns about the boy whom the bookstore has hired. When Roswell talks to Mark, he learns that Richard Hunter is Mark's guardian. Mark recognizes Roswell...

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