The Shoemaker's Wife - Chapter 10: A Green Tree Summary & Analysis

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Ciro and Luigi are greeted by "big American noise" as their ship heads up New York harbor. When it docks, the immigrants must wait for a ferry to take them to Ellis Island where their entry will be processed. They're instructed to pin a copy of the ship's manifest on their chests to serve as identification. Through the mosh pit of immigrants, American officials, and a slow-moving line, Ciro passes his physical exam with flying colors. Then, he is called aside by an immigration official who leads him to a small conference room where he worries that Don Gregorio might have contacted American officials. He is assured that Gregorio is not allowed entry. But, the official tells Ciro that the nuns of San Nicola have telegraphed them offering themselves as character witnesses. Ciro is immensely relieved when he learns his paperwork...

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