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A Slipping-down Life - Chapters 2 and 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 2 and 3 Summary

Summer is approaching, and Evie does not relish the prospect of long days at home with her father, a teacher at the high school, who she knows will simply potter about the yard every day. Violet suggests that Evie spend the summer as a camp counselor, but this does not appeal to her. At school, while the girls change for gym class, they talk about famous bands of the day, such as the Beatles and the Monkees. One girl, Fay-Jean Lindsay, says she prefers a musician from the nearby town of Pulqua, named Joseph Ballew. Evie does not recognize Ballew's name, but asks Fay-Jean if he sang at the recent rock show, and she says he did. Evie asks if Fay-Jean knows Drumsticks, and Fay-Jean produces a poorly made pencil drawing of him, which she gives to Evie. Fay-Jean says Ballew...

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