Tar: A Midwest Childhood

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CHAPTER XVII

EVERY one eating food. Dick Moorehead when he went off to the country fared pretty well. Lots of people came out all right about food. Some women were naturally good cooks, others weren't. A groceryman sold food in his store and could bring things home. John, working in the factory, had to have something substantial. He had grown tall now and looked almost a man. When he was at home, nights and on Sundays, he was silent like the mother. It may have been because he was worried, maybe he had to work too hard. He worked in a place where they made bicycles but he did not have one. Tar often went past the long brick factory. In the winter all the windows were closed and there were iron bars across the windows. That was to prevent thieves breaking in at night but it made the building look like the town jail, only much larger. After a time Tax would have to go there to work and Robert would take care of the paper selling. It. was almost time.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword ix
  • Part I 1
  • Chapter I 3
  • Chapter II 31
  • Chapter III 71
  • Chapter IV 91
  • Chapter V 107
  • Part Two 125
  • Chapter VI 127
  • Chapter VII 148
  • Chapter VIII 157
  • Chapter IX 166
  • Chapter X 170
  • Chapter XI 176
  • Part III 197
  • Chapter XII 199
  • Chapter XIII 223
  • Part IV 237
  • Chapter XIV 239
  • Chapter XV 254
  • Part V 269
  • Chapter XVI 271
  • Chapter XVII 285
  • Chapter XVIII 298
  • Chapter XIX 313
  • Chapter XX 320
  • Chapter XXI 326
  • Chapter XXII 342
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