The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 - Study Guide Chapter 8, The Ultra-Glide! Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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All of a sudden, Dad is getting the car, known as the Brown Bomber, all fixed up. They get a new antenna, new tires, new fluids. Dad calls the whole family around to make a big show of putting on the final touch, which turns out to be nothing more than a air freshener for the car.

One Saturday morning, Dad gets up, shaves, and brushes his teeth. Kenny stands by the sink, because he likes the smell of Dad's shaving soap. They share some good conversation. Then Dad goes outside to the car. When Dad comes back in, he gets the whole family lined up and makes an even bigger show out of unveiling the latest new thing. It is a drive-around record player, supposedly designed to keep from skipping when the car hits a bump in the road. Even as cool...

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