Chapter Summary Of The Short Story 'Used Car'

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Chapter 7 (pgs 83-89): This short chapter is focused on used cars in is told for the point of view of a car sale manager. This opportunist knew that he could scam navie farm hands into buying branly running Model T and other old Jalopies. These tenants were so desperate to travel westward that they agreed to buying these broken down cars at extremely high prices. Most of the tenants had to sell household possessions in order to cough up the needed money. Sometimes these scam artist would squirt a couple of quarts of sawdust into the engine and the gears. Changing out the battery for damaged one was a popular trick as well. Even some of the tenants realize that they are being taken advantage, however they have no choice than to take what is
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