The White Mountains - Chapter 4 Beanpole Summary & Analysis

John Christopher and Samuel Youd
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Chapter 4 Beanpole Summary

After some more overland travel, Will and Henry arrive at a busy port town called Rumney. The size and bustle of the port allow the two country boys to pass mostly unnoticed while they unsuccessfully search the waterfront for Orion, the ship Ozymandias told Will would be able to transport them across the English Channel to France.

Unable to locate the boat, Will enters a shop and purchases some food. While he is exiting the shop, he is grabbed by a ship's captain who is searching for labor. The captain tells Will he has no choice and begins to drag him off to work on his ship. Will happens to see a man matching Ozymandias' description of the captain of the Orion and calls out to him. Fortunately, for Will, the man is indeed Captain Curtis, who intervenes and prevents Will...

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