Chapter 13 Summary

Chapter 13 returns to the plight of Mack and the boys, minus Gay, who went out to find a carburetor for the broken down Model T and failed to return. Eddie had also gone for a spell, but unlike Gay, made it back. He had noticed a construction site not far away and went to see whether perhaps he could find (or steal) a part there. He managed to acquire one. Mack, Hazel, and Jones were asleep when he returned and did not awaken. Eddie caught some sleep himself.

Mack is the first to get up in the morning and the other boys soon are up as well. They eat the bread while Eddie gets the new part installed. Soon, they are on their way again to look for promising pools in which to collect frogs.

As they travel,...

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