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A Visit from the Goon Squad Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2: The Gold Cure Summary

Jennifer Egan
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Chapter 2: The Gold Cure Summary

Chapter 2 begins with Bennie Salazar having a morning meeting. Bennie is the president of Sow's Ear Records.

"The shame memories began early that day for Bennie, during the morning meeting, while he listened to one of his senior executives make a case for pulling the plug on Stop/Go, a sister band Bennie had signed to a three-record deal a couple of years back." (Chap. 2, p. 21).

Bennie had great faith in the group at first but now the sisters were losing their schoolgirl charm. They were pushing thirty and one had a 9-year-old girl. The group had problems with producers and still had not produced an album. The talk of the sisters prompted a memory in which Bennie had met with a Mother Superior at a convent. Bennie had kissed the nun, who immediately pulled away in shock. Bennie had never...

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