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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - A Game of Sixty-Six, pp. 207-217, High School, pp. 217-229 Summary

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A Game of Sixty-Six, pp. 207-217, High School, pp. 217-229 Summary

In A Game of Sixty-Six, a man on the train prefers to play the card game Sixty-Six to talking or reading the newspaper. The man discusses the perils of playing cards, including losing money to card sharks, and having others intervene in the game. Another time the man met an old fellow and a younger man claiming to be the man's son. They play cards in honor of the winter holiday of Hanukkah. The 60-year old gets involved in watching the game, where the older man seems inept, and the man demands to play. The younger man loses to him as the stakes are steadily raised to 25 rubles a game. At this point, the younger man begins to win, and soon has taken the 60-year old for all of...

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