The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 - Chapter 11, Bobo Brazil Meets the Sheik Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, Bobo Brazil Meets the Sheik Summary

When Kenny wakes up next, he is in the front seat. The Ultra-Glide is stuck, repeating the same phrase. Kenny falls asleep again and wakes up in the morning, with Joey drooling on him. Kenny asks when they'll get there, and Dad says that everyone's asking. He also says the record player isn't working right anymore. Kenny promises to stay awake but falls asleep again. By the time they arrive in Alabama, Dad is looking exhausted. He's got stubble on his face, and he's even listening to country music on the radio. He jokes about changing everyone's names to country names.

Dad admits that he tricked the family and jokes about how he drove on, despite the kids' unhappiness. He tells them that he read in Scientific Popular magazine how a vacuum cleaner...

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