The Accidental Tourist - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17 Summary

Muriel is telling Macon about a man she had dated before him. The man was a customer who was going through a really bad divorce and couldn't trust a woman. Bit by bit, she changed all that and eventually he had even paid all of Alexander's unpaid medical bills. The two had talked about getting married but one day he met a stewardess and eloped within the week. Muriel thought that she had cured him so he could elope with this other woman. Muriel then asks Macon if he would ever do that and he tells her that of course he wouldn't.

When they are making the rounds of the thrift stores, she announces that she has quit her job at the Meow Bow. Macon cannot believe that she is so irresponsible and stays on the sidewalk while she goes in her favorite store to browse. Muriel...

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