Ragtime - Chapters 34-36 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 34. The two families develop a close friendship; the little girl and the little boy play together on the beach daily. The narrator reveals Baron Ashkenazy is really Tateh, who created a fake title of nobility for himself in order to assimilate into mainstream society. One day the children are caught in a sudden storm. Mother and Tateh search frantically for their children and experience a giddy elation when reunited. Restless, bored, and concerned about his business Father yearns to leave Atlantic City. He reads that Coalhouse and his followers have broken into J.P. Morgan’s library. When the District Attorney contacts him in the hopes Father could help alleviate the situation, Father decides to return to New York City.

Chapter 35. Originally, Coalhouse’s gang planned to take J.P. Morgan hostage in his home; however, a mix-up in details and locations lead them to attack...

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