"An Error in Chemistry", 128 (Event)

Page Number: 
128
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
So just before sunset we drove up to the neat
Page Event Ends: 
129
Era: 
Midcentury (1941-)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Thursday, January 3, 1946 to Tuesday, December 31, 1946
Notes: 

CUT: truck, indicating that he (actually Flint) intends to leave the county after completing the sale of his land to "the three northerners" (129) who sit in his kitchen. Flint (disguised as Pritchel) shows the sheriff and Gavin Stevens the check the northern men have given him to show the high price he has sold for and to assess whether they have any objection to him selling the land and leaving. The three northern men take the deed and leave.

Summary: 

The sheriff, Stevens and the narrator arrive at the Pritchel house. Outside "a strange Negro youth" (129) sits at the wheel of "Flint's battered truck" (129). Inside, "Pritchel" and the "three northerners" are in the dining room (129).

Chronological Order: 
36.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Movement:Car, Sunset, Deal:Real_Estate, Profit

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