One Two Three Little Indians

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Summary of “one –two-three little Indians” by Hugh Garner “One two three little Indians” by Hugh Garner is about a distrust between tom and his wife Tom is a man who sells baskets. The situation is also caused by Tom’s limited economy to a greater extent however, time passes and suddenly Big Tom realizes how bad their child’s condition is but then it is too late to save the child’s life. He trusts his wife to go out and work while he watches their sick baby; instead she goes out partying and does not make money to help her family. Big Tom sees her coming down from the truck with another young people and a man’s voice saying see you again sweetheart and he is left with nothing to carry him into another day. Tom is …show more content…

his hand to beg but after several times he stopped he placed his hand on the baby face reassuring himself that it was still alive it has been hours since the baby cried when he got to a stream he made his hands in form of a cup to get the baby drink he only makes it cough, it was impossible that a baby should die in their fathers arm, he waved his hand across the baby’s face keeping the mosquitoes away while at the same time crying and trying to waft a little air into the baby’s tortured

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