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Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories Chapter Summary & Analysis - Story 3, Scut Farkas and the Murderous Mariah Summary

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Story 3, Scut Farkas and the Murderous Mariah Summary

A visit to a museum as a successful adult brings the narrator face to face with a top that is believed to have been the boyhood toy of former president, Thomas Jefferson. As the narrator gazes in rapt wonder at the top, he believes that it is one of the same sort of tops he once had in the Scut Farkas Battle of the Tops. While at Warren G. Harding Elementary school, one of the most popular playground games is top spinning. Each boy has his own personal style, some more flamboyant than others, but none are able to best the murderous style of Scut Farkas. The narrator decides that it is time for someone to stand up to the master, and sets about on a practice schedule to hone his own skills. Eventually, he...

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