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This Boy's Life - Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 155-168) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4, Citizenship in the Home (pgs. 155-168) Summary and Analysis

When Toby starts Concrete High, he has saved $80 in tips or stolen cash. Every November, his Scout troop goes to The Gathering of the Tribes in Seattle to compete with other troops. They compete in the morning and go to the Glenvale amusement park in the evening. Dwight spends the days drinking and picks Toby up at the end of the day.

This year, Toby plans on taking his $80 and running away to Alaska while Dwight is drinking. Toby lets Arthur be his accomplice, because he is scared to live in Alaska by himself. Toby likes Arthur's dad, Cal, but Arthur and his mom, Mrs. Gayle, are mean to Cal. They think he is simple. Mrs. Gayle has the air of one who believes they deserve a better life...

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