by Michael Morpurgo
War Horse Chapter 4 Summary
How It All Goes Down
- Sure enough, Albert's tipsy pops sells Joey to Captain Nicholls, a soldier in town. He gets quite a few nickels for him, too: forty pounds.
- Before everything is complete, Albert shows up. He's determined to stop the sale.
- Unfortunately, the sale goes through, but Captain Nicholls tells Albert that he likes his spirit. Maybe someday he can join the cavalry and find him. Sounds like trying to find a horse-shaped needle in a haystack the size of France...
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