The Martian Chronicles

The Land – Betrayal

Summary On their trip to Macon, where Paul will begin his formal schooling and his apprenticeship to Josiah Pinter as a furniture maker, Pauls father warns him not to get involved with any white girls, especially Josiahs daughters. Paul looks at his father resentfully, thinking that his father had had no qualms about getting involved …

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The Land – The Land

Summary After he leaves east Texas, Paul works for several years for the gray-haired woman, Hattie Crenshaw. She treats him well and encourages him to start his own furniture-making business or to get more schooling and become a teacher, lawyer, or doctor. Paul likes Hattie but remains aloof, and, when her daughters get married and …

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