A Summons to Memphis - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Peter Taylor
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Chapter 6 Summary

George Carver started stepping out with young women. Betsy and Josephine seemed eager for audiences to hear their stories which were now "hilariously funny." They told stories, which were corroborated by Alex's oldest son, Howard, but seemed to hold no ill will.

Phillip's father was going to "dives" as they were called. Betsy always wrote about it, and what Father wore. Phillip thought that was funny considering her mode of dress was usually inappropriate. Father arrived at the Blue Moon with a young lady and two other couples. Through the night, Father was left alone while the other couples danced or left without saying goodbye.

In the recalling of the event, Phillip realizes that Betsy and Howard went together. His sisters used escorts to their night rendezvous, not the ones him and Father get to meet.

Phillip kept thinking about the letters his...

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