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The Path to Power Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8 - 12 Summary

Robert Caro
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Chapter 8 - 12 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 9 is The Rich Man's Daughter. The bottom line here is that Lyndon and his father Sam had both wanted to marry their town rich man's daughter but were unable to do so. They married reasonably happily, but not their first choice. Chapter 10 is Cotulla. Here is where Lyndon had another of his earliest triumphs. He found opportunity within extremely challenging circumstances. He was able to get a good paying teaching position by allowing himself to be sent to a very poor village of Mexicans in Texas. Here, instead of there being so many Germans that the teacher gave lessons in German, the town was so Mexican that the students lived their lives in Spanish. Lyndon, however, was not fluent in Spanish. Here, adversity is offered as a great opportunity for the beginner. Lyndon lived in the rented room of a humble shack...

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