Running with Scissors - Chapter 24: Pennies From Heaven Summary & Analysis

Augusten Burroughs
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Chapter 24: Pennies From Heaven Summary and Analysis

To give the reader a time frame for the novel, the author refers to Princess Diana's wedding. While the Finches watch it on TV, Agnes remarks that Natalie resembles Princess Di. An intense argument ensues, in which Agnes and Natalie take multiple turns insulting one another. Natalie takes the money from her mother's purse and convinces Augusten to join her at McDonalds.

Once they have spent all their money at McDonald's, they seek out Dr. Finch's friends, Father Kimmel for more funds. They gain another $25 from the priest out of the church offerings. As they attempt to hitchhike to a local cinema, they discuss the dishonesty of Father Kimmel.

Augusten seems to reveal corruption everywhere he turns. Dr. Finch turns out to be very unlike any doctor Augusten ever imagined. Likewise, Father Kimmel proves to...

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