The Station Agent Summary
Thomas McCarthy

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The Station Agent Summary

Summary and Analysis

The Station Agent opens with a railway scene. A long train passes through and Finbar ("Fin") McBride, a dwarf, is watching it go by as he smokes a cigarette and glances at his pocket watch. He returns to his small, simply furnished apartment and packs a little backpack. After putting on the backpack, he knocks on a nearby apartment door. An elderly African American gentleman with glasses, Henry Styles...

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