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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - Burnt Out, pp. 247-255, Hard Luck, pp. 255-259 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 64 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories.
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Burnt Out, pp. 247-255, Hard Luck, pp. 255-259 Summary

In Burned Out, Moshke is suspected of recently burning down his own store to collect insurance money. At the time the man is at an engagement party for his niece, when he gets a cryptic telegram saying that the family is sick and to come quick. Already, not too long ago, Moshke had a store and house that burnt down and he collected insurance money, which he did with ease. Things get more difficult the second time his store burns down. His first insurance agent refused to sell him a second insurance policy, but he found a new insurance salesman who was happy to sell him 10,000 rubles worth of insurance on his store, home and stock. There are also allegations that the man never bought the stock that he claims to have had...

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