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This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4, McGrath & North Summary

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Chapter 4, McGrath & North Summary and Analysis

There is no break between book chapters during this change in the summary's chapter. The opening scene is a bit surprising, in that the author has moved on to a discussion of a man named McGrath. This was one of the Scottish descendants. By this time, circumstances have changed so much, that Grandma, Charlie and young Ivan are all traveling together through life. They are seeking a location where there are two ranch openings, one for each of the adults as well as available schooling for the boy. They come upon the Camas and the McGraths.

The author gets into describing McGrath and his 'ways'. He was a ranch-crew foreman. He hired peculiar people, to an extent that was noticeable. These included a Finnish man who they called Finnegan because they could not pronounce his actual name. This also included two...

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