When the Legends Die - Part 3, Chapter 36 Summary & Analysis

Hal Borland
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Part 3, Chapter 36 Summary

Tom is riding in a rodeo in Madison Square Garden, New York. The newspaper headlines read "The Killer Rides Again," along with an article about Tom's rodeo history, stating that he has killed nine horses. By Tom's count, he has killed only six, if you count the one in Aztec and that one is not even in the records. Boys playing in the park recognize him as the "Indian that kills horses in the rodeo," and Tom ignores them. Tom goes to his hotel room to rest before the evening rodeo show.

Part 3, Chapter 36 Analysis

The legend continues now, with a life of its own. There are many exaggerations of the horse killing and the kids' recognition of a legend that show Tom Black billed as a killer. The children point to him as a killer and it does not bother...

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