A Fistful of Fig Newtons - The Barbi Doll Celebrates New Year's and Closing Summary & Analysis

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The Barbi Doll Celebrates New Year's and Closing Summary

The narrator enters the last few hundred yards of the tunnel. His mind wanders, and he finds himself singing "When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again." "The Barbi Doll Celebrates New Year's" begins as the narrator is waiting for his final release from the army. The soldiers assemble before a captain, who reads of their names and gives them their paper. The captain calls them "misters" and releases them. Gasser heads off down the street. Zynzmeister packs away his library, philosophizing about their release.

The narrator remembers Lieutenant Cherry getting angry over an argument between some of the men about Ava Gardner's breasts, and Zynzmeister blames Cherry's desperation at being in charge of Company K. Zynzmeister leaves, and the narrator heads to the bus station. He gets a burger while...

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