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The Neon Bible Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6 Summary

John Kennedy Toole
This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Neon Bible.
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Chapter 6 Summary

The war is over. Various men bring home the women they married overseas. Eventually these men are ostracized by the preacher and town people alike. The soldiers who died overseas are eventually sent home in boxes and buried in the graveyard. Father never came home. He is buried in Italy, in a large graveyard with a bunch of white crosses. Mother receives a picture of it which she continues to stare at all the time.

Aunt Mae loses her job at the plant, because it closes when the war ends. The little money she makes now is from her singing gigs with the band.

David is almost out of grade school and his teacher, Mr. Farney, is from Atlanta. On graduation night, David wears his father's shirt and a new suit. He is the first man in his family to make it past eighth grade. He and...

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This section contains 484 words
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The Neon Bible from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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