Rosemond 1 Jamilah Rosemond Ms. Basile English 13 June 2016 Reading Journal #4 The Bean Tree Chapters 14-17 Summary: While traveling to Oklahoma, they get stopped by Immigration for a highway check because they were 100 miles near New Mexico. They were able to pass safely without them noticing Estevan and Esperanza. The officer asked if they were all U.S. citizens and Taylor nodded and showed her driver’s license. Since Taylor is the only one who can drive, they have to stop every couple of hours so Taylor can take a nap. When Taylor keeps driving, Estevan builds up a conversation and explains that him and Esperanza are Mayan not Guatemalan. Since they were revealing the truth about themselves, Taylor announced that her legal name is Marietta. Then, she explained that Marietta is a town in Georgia, and it is also where her mother and father tried for her. Taylor is still driving, but she is now in the opening of Oklahoma. They stay at the Broken Arrow Motor Lodge. Taylor decides to look for Turtle’s aunt before she drops
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