The Winter of Our Discontent - Chapter Twenty Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Twenty Summary

Ethan goes into the bank and Joey sees him, offering his condolences. Baker sees Ethan and asks him into his private office. Baker says Ethan should not blame himself for Danny's death, and Ethan becomes angry.

Ethan shows Baker the two documents Danny left for him, giving Ethan the Taylor Meadow that Baker and his associates had been trying to get their hands on for months. Baker realizes Ethan has possessed these documents all along and Baker has been manipulated. Ethan negotiates fifty-one percent of the new airfield plan, and Baker is forced to agree. Ethan says he is going to raise the ship from the harbor floor as well. Baker still wants Ethan to be town manager, but Ethan refuses, saying he has a conflict of interest, and it is not ethical.

As Ethan is leaving the bank manager's office...

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