The Grapes of Wrath Chapters 22-26 Summary and Analysis

John Steinbeck

Chapters 22-26 Summary and Analysis

New Characters
Jim Rawley: the manager of a camp where the migrants govern themselves and living conditions are much better

Ezra Huston: a migrant who heads the Central Committee, the group of people who regulate conduct in the camp

Summary
Chapter 22
The Joads go to a camp provided for the migrants by the Federal government where there is one vacant spot they can occupy. Tom learns that cops can’t come into this camp unless there is major trouble or they have a warrant, and the migrants elect their own police and make their own laws.

The next morning Tom meets the Wallaces. They invite him to breakfast and offer to take him to a...

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