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This Boy's Life - Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs 117-125) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs 117-125) Summary and Analysis

Skipper works on a 1949 Ford that Dwight gave him all through high school. Six months after he graduates, the car is still in pieces. Toby likes talk to Skipper when he's working on the car. In the shop, Skipper is nice to Toby and doesn't ignore him like he usually does.

Skipper is supposed to leave for the University of Washington in the fall, but he is only interested in finishing his car. He and his friends finally put the car together. It has a new engine, racing carbs and bored-out cylinders. He also paints it several coats of cherry red and puts whitewashed tires on it. Except for the old, run down interior, it looks beautiful. Skipper tells Toby that he is going to Tijuana, Mexico to get...

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