Songs of the Humpback Whale - Chapter 16, Rebecca July 25, 1990 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16, Rebecca July 25, 1990 Summary

On July 25, 1990, fifteen-year-old Rebecca is hitchhiking to Hadley's mother's home alone on a rainy night when two lecherous truckers, Earl and Spud, offer her a ride. They let her ride in the back of the freezer truck with the meat. To stay warm, Rebecca constructs a makeshift igloo of frozen foods while she recalls falling in love with twenty-five-year-old Hadley Spregg. She is hitchhiking from Stow, Massachusetts to Carroll, New Hampshire. The truck stops at a roadside diner where Earl attempts to molest Rebecca. She kicks him hard in the groin and flees to the diner restroom. At the diner, Rebecca meets an older woman named Mrs. Phipps who gives her a ride to Laconia, a bus ticket and ten dollars. Rebecca has the beginning of pneumonia.

Rebecca arrives at the Spregg home, 114 Sand Castle Lane, Carroll, New Hampshire...

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