The Cricket in Times Square - Chapter One: Tucker Summary & Analysis

George Selden
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Tucker is a mouse who lives in the Times Square shuttle subway station. His home is a drain pipe. He spends each day filling it with bits and pieces - treasures that he collects throughout the day and food that he stores for later. He finishes a piece of Lorna Doone’s shortbread and then is immediately sorry that it is gone. He watches Mario, a young boy, as he looks after his father’s newsstand. It is late and Tucker can see that Mario may as well go home, as there is little in the way of customers. A conductor named Paul asks Mario how business is and comments on how late he is up. An announcement confirms the arrival of the next train and Paul heads for the shuttle but at the last moment, he tosses a half dollar to...

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