The Son - Chapters 21 – 23 Summary & Analysis

Philipp Meyer
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In Chapter Twenty-one, in his journal, Peter reports that his brother, Charles, shot Dutch Hollis in the face after Dutch accused the family of various crimes of which Peter knows they are guilty. Charles heads for Mexico, but Peter and the Colonel convince him to come back. The sheriff is waiting at the house when they return. He takes Charles to Carrizo to spend a night in jail for looks. The judge, sheriff and Colonel pay visits to the people who are likely to be on the jury panel that might indict Charles. As expected, the jury refuses to indict Charles. Sally asks to move away from the ranch saying she has lost all of the sons she wants to lose. Peter refuses to go with her.

In Chapter Twenty-two, Eli reports the tribe is starving by February. They are saved only by a...

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