Gerald's Party Summary
Robert Coover

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Gerald's Party Summary

At its most obvious level, Gerald's Party is about the insensitivity and cruelty of certain modes of social interaction. The entire novel covers a party given by the narrator, whose last name and occupation are never revealed, and his amazingly docile wife. During the evening, couples pair off in unexpected groupings, pretentious discussions of art and theater take place, a teenager loses both her virginity and her father, an...

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