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Chuck Hartfield struggles through the outset of a tradition in predicament - white, middle-class americans. He plans to trip to San Diego, California, looking chance and get away from city reverse-discrimination. This tale comprises the conclusion and pressures, an adolescent faces, until eventually the choice is made to “fly the coop."

The social wrath of being a white soldier in an all-black, nationwide protect squad out of Queens, big apple, is tested with empathy. There are incidents of discrimination he cannot get away, because of his oath of enlistment. Chuck is sort of thrown out of a relocating truck for now not passing a loyalty test.

Chuck is helping a female friend flow to ny as a mother’s helper. even though he isn't spiritual, he attends church actions to discover a nanny supplying a referral. throughout the procedure, he learns that there are various appealing, younger ladies from Utah.
Chuck discovers he could make buddies from Utah who're additionally residing in big apple through going to actions for unmarried adults. The social advantage of being round humans from domestic is helping along with his adjustment to big apple.

The ratio of unmarried, ladies to men is 10 to at least one. this can be as a result proliferation of mother’s helpers within the sector. the opportunity of discovering Utah ladies dwelling in big apple, supplies Chuck a “shot within the arm” at a time of hindrance and tradition shock.

Chuck Hartfield's tale dives into the middle-class fight of dwelling with mom and dad and an older brother. the possibility of going to school, full-time, whereas residing along with his relations turns into bleak.

Traditional kin, spiritual, and cultural impacts could be tested over the arc of the tale from Chuck feeling driven out the house until eventually his arrival in San Diego, California. Chuck searches for a roommate and activity whereas registering for school and moving to a brand new unit of the military nationwide Guard. 

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