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A Visit from the Goon Squad Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9: Forty-Minute Lunch: Kitty Jackson Opens Up About Love, Fame, and Nixon! Summary

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Chapter 9: Forty-Minute Lunch: Kitty Jackson Opens Up About Love, Fame, and Nixon! Summary

This chapter begins with a report by Jules Jones, recounting his interview with starlet Kitty Jackson.

"Movie stars always look small the first time you see them, and Kitty Jackson is no exception, exceptional though she may be in every other way" (Chap. 9, p. 133).

Jules seems to talk about himself in the article as much as Kitty, discussing how he is working hard to get her to stop being so very nice. Jules talks with his mouth full and hints that Kitty may be having an affair with Tom Cruise, her latest co-star, which she vehemently denies.

"Why do I keep mentioning—"inserting," as it may seem—myself into this story? Because I'm trying to wrest readable material from a nineteen-year-old girl who...

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