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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories - Study Guide Fated for Misfortune, pp. 259-269, Go Climb a Tree, pp. 269-274 Summary & Analysis

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In Fated for Misfortune, a worried Jew is appointed the Fiduciary to a man named Menasche's estate and agrees to manage it for the benefit of the widow and her four boys and a girl. Menasche is worth a lot of money, and the Fiduciary invests the money in his own store. At the same time, he has to pay for the upkeep of the widow's house and her children. The Fiduciary complains constantly of the widow's expenses, and schemes to get rid of the burden of the girl, a deaf boy, and another boy who goes to America. The last burden of the Fiduciary, besides the widow, is a boy named Danielchik, who is a bit wild. Danielchik as a young man gives away his boots...

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