Study Guide

Ordinary People Chapter 24

By Judith Guest

Chapter 24

  • Calvin and Beth are off to do Dallas. Conrad will stay with the grandparents.
  • Grandma is your typical pestering grandmother, telling Conrad that his hair is too long and that all he does is waste time.
  • But Conrad lets it roll of his back, teasing Grandma in response.
  • That night, Conrad picks Jeannine up at work.
  • Conrad and Jeannine plan on going out, but Jeannine's mother asks her to care for her little brother.
  • Conrad cements his status as Coolest Boyfriend Ever ® by playing guitar for the little bro.
  • It's a good night.