Rocket Boys: A Memoir - Study Guide Chapter 23, Science Fairs- Chapter 24, A Suit for Indianapolis Summary & Analysis

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In chapter twenty-three, Elsie and her husband are not surprised by the bullet that narrowly missed Homer Sr. However, Homer and his son are shocked when they find out that Elsie has been investing in the stock market for years and plans to buy a house in Myrtle Beach. She does not care what the townsfolk say. Miss Riley talks to Sonny about the science fair and tells him she has Hodgkin's disease but is holding her own. Caton lets Sonny know that they are on strike per the union and he didn't finish the rockets. Sonny and Sherman sneak into the machine shop and try to make rocket nozzles, but they can't do it. Mr. Caton creeps in and says he'll finish. Sonny barely escapes some angry miners' sons. The...

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