Jeanette father came back home with a gash. He pressures Jeanette to help him sow up the gash. After helping him he starts leaving home for while. He left to just do his own thing, drink, and play poker and etc. Jeanette and Brain went to school. They started getting made fun of for being so skinny. Jeanette started digging through the trash can for left over food. Soon in the winter Erma died, she drank herself to death. After that they had started heading over to the uncles place to take baths and showers. While Jeanette was waiting her uncle had groped her. She told her mom but her mom didn’t seem to care. She vowed she would never go back. After Rex failed Jeanette more than hundreds of time she starts to loose faith in him. She tells her mom to leave her dad. Her mom refuses.
Rex Walls comes back home with a gash, he asks Jeanette to sow it up. She does, but she really hates sewing her dad up
“But it was gross” (Walls 184).
“Dad has taken to disspearing for days at a time.”(Walls 171). The dad had went off spending his days at the bar.
“Poor Stanley, he’s so lonely” (Walls 184).
Brian and Jeanette started to get made fun of at school for being skinny. They were having hard time finding food. Jeanette had started looking food in the trash a
Erma died in the winter. “Erma drank herself to death.”(Walls 180).
Jeanette had gotten harassed by her own uncle.
Jeanette had lost hope for her dad. “Mom, you have to leave Dad,” (Walls 188).