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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Man From Buenos Aires, pp. 166-177, Elul, pp. 177-183 Summary

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The Man From Buenos Aires, pp. 166-177, Elul, pp. 177-183 Summary

In The Man from Buenos Aires, a rich man from Buenos Aires tells his life's story. He is beaten by his step-father, and runs away from him at a young age. In the town of Mitava, the man gets a job leading around a blind cantor who begs from door to door. Then he emigrates to Buenos Aires in Argentina. There he is sent to the countryside to handle livestock, but soon gets back to Buenos Aires. The man does odd jobs for low wages, until he becomes a sort of middle man and starts making money. The man tells of having spies to watch his partners and bribing the police. Then the man again takes the narrator out at a rest stop to sample a buffet. The narrator...

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