Chapter 7 Summary

August and Marlena have requested Jacob to go to car number 48; because the cars are not numbered in order, it takes Jacob some time to find the right one. Once there, Jacob realizes that the room is glorious with many amenities. Marlena gets Jacob a beer, and he asks how there happens to be so much alcohol on the train with Prohibition and all. She says that the train goes to Canada at the beginning of the season to load up, and the stash is hidden with the camels when passing through Customs. Marlena apologizes for what August did to Jacob’s arm, and August comes out and shows Jacob that he has arranged for him to have a tuxedo for the evening. The three get changed, and dinner is served. There are many delicacies that Jacob...

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