A Visit from the Goon Squad - Study Guide Chapter 5: You (Plural) Summary & Analysis

Jennifer Egan
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This chapter is told from the point of view of Jocelyn. Jocelyn and Rhea go to Lou's house to visit. Lou is dying. Jocelyn and Rhea are 43 years old now. It was Bennie that had called with the news. Lou had a second stroke and it seems as if it would be his demise. Lou struggles to breathe. Jocelyn struggles with the scene: "It's turning out to be a bad day, a day when the sun feels like teeth" (Chap. 5, p. 75).

Rhea is married and has three children and lives in Seattle. Bennie managed to track everyone down, all except for Scotty. Scotty has vanished.

Jocelyn had moved back to San Francisco to live with her mother. She has been clean for a year and is attempting to get her degree. Jocelyn has deep regrets over her past:

"I'm back at my mother's...

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