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Nowhere to Call Home
Transcript of Nowhere to Call Home
Timeline by Gibby
In chapter 1 there is a girl named Frances that has a normal life but due to the stock market crash and the great depression, Frances dad commits suicide leaving her homeless and penniless.
Frances is introduced to the life of a hobo and she wants to try being a hobo but everyone tells her its not good for a girl to do that kind of thing.
In chapter 4 Frances finally has to leave the house and all of her friends who were the workers and she rides a taxi to go and take a train to Chicago.
In chapter 5 Frances is on the train and she finally decides that she is not going to go to Chicago and she is going to be a hobo so she trades in her ticket so she can get cash and is escorted to a taxi but once the guy left she ran out of the taxi.
In chapter 3 Frances is really starting to get interested in being a hobo and she thinks that she is wanting to try it.
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After Frances left the train she went to buy cloths so she could look like a boy. After the cloths were on she realized that she still looked like a girl because of her long hair so she had to cut it.
In chapter 7, Frances hops on to her first train and she meets a guy named Stewpot because he was on the same train cart as Frances.
In chapter 8-9 Frances goes to a jungle and she meets new people and she sees girls there so she thinks about admitting that she is a girl and she also does her first job to get paid in food.
Frances gets her first knife and thanks to Stewpot she got the knife for 25 cents and not a dollar. She also learns how to widdle.
In these chapters Stewpot and Frances are riding the rails and Stewpot is telling her about his dreams.
Frances comes out to Stewpot and he is not surprised. Stewpot and Frances get caught by a bull and have to stay the night in a jail cell but the next day they were off and in the direction they wanted to go.
Frances is trying really hard to get Stewpot to see the mountains and they eventually do. Stewpot is also becoming REALLY sick and once they get to a Hooverville a guy that lives there helps them(he was studying to be a doctor). Later, Frances is trying to bring him to the hospital but he dies in her arms.
Frances and the guy that helped her buried Stewpot and Frances said her goodbyes. She left to go back to see her aunt, once she gets ther she sees a picture of a cat on the fence post.