The Cricket in Times Square - Chapter Eight: Tucker’s Life’s Savings Summary & Analysis

George Selden
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Chester is dreaming about his stump at home. He is sitting on top of it and eating a willow leaf, but it isn't as good as usual for some reason. In his dream, there is a storm and he sneezes himself awake. The storm came from the shuttle pulling into the station, and looking down, he sees that the willow leaf that he’d been eating was actually a two dollar bill, and only half of it remains. He rings the silver bell from Sai Fong like a fire alarm, waking Tucker and tells him what he’s done.

Tucker suggests he should run away or frame the janitor who hit him with a mop the week before. Tucker is about to suggest stealing money from the lunch counter to replace it when Mama Bellini arrives. She throws...

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