Towers Falling - Chapter 16: Suitcase, Chapter 17:Secrets, & Chapter 18:Sour Summary & Analysis

Jewell Parker Rhodes
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Deja notices that the suitcase moves from day to day. She assumes Pop is opening it occasionally. She has only seen him touch the suitcase once. One night as she's trying to fall asleep, she hears a squeak and realizes Pop is opening the suitcase. She sees him sit on the floor and open the case with a key. As he lifts things out of it, he muffles his sobbing with his other hand. She hears the wild crying and wonders how much louder it would be if he wasn't covering his mouth. She wonders again if Pop was at the Twin Towers when they fell.

In Chapter 17: Secrets, Deja waits behind while the rest of the family goes to the cafeteria for pancakes on Saturday morning. When they leave, she gets Pop's key and opens the suitcase. She...

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