The Grapes of Wrath

How did Tom and Ma get Grandpa into the truck even though he didn’t want to go?

Chapters 10-12

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They knocked Grampa out with "soothin' sirup", which they used to spike his coffee.

Ma said, "Tom, I got a half bottle soothin' sirup I got for Winfiel' when he had them earaches. Think that might work? Use ta put Winfiel' ta sleep when his earache was bad."


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