Chapter 16 Summary

Kiwi becomes a hero. Local reporters from several small newspapers around town have been called in to write the story of how Kiwi saved Emily Barton from drowning in one of the World of Darkness' swimming pools.

As one reporter asks him questions, Kiwi realizes that he has been given a great opportunity to help promote Swamplandia. What a joke it would be to mention his family's tourist attraction in an article about Swamplandia's biggest competitionThe World of Darkness. However, when the story is published the next day, Swamplandia is not mentioned by name. The only reference made is erroneous, a mention that Kiwi was raised on an alligator farm. Kiwi takes this as an insult. An alligator farm is...

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