The Sicilian - Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 3-4 Summary

On September 2, 1943 the seven thousand people of Montelepre were preparing for their three day Festa. Each year a Committee of Three was selected to organize the Festa and to raise funds. Turi was to be a part of the opening ceremony where two donkey's were mated. He was twenty years old at the time.

Turi had refused to work the harvest for the low wages offered and had urged other laborers to do the same. For this he was arrested and only released due to the intervention of Hector Adonis.

Playing billiards the night before, Turi, Aspanu and other had a run in with Guido Quintana, a loyal Mafia member who planned to become the Mayor of Montelepre. Instead of fighting, Turi's instincts told him to walk away. Turi laid awake that night thinking of the incident.

Turi and Aspanu brought...

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