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America is in the Heart Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapter 17 Summary

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Part 2, Chapter 17 Summary

Carlos arrives in Los Angeles and after walking around, he hears his dialect being spoken. The proprietor tells him to go to the dance hall to look for his brother. He finds a church where he sleeps. He roams around Los Angeles looking for Macario. He is sitting in a Filipino poolroom talking to a gambler when two policemen enter and shoot a young Filipino man. After the police and ambulance leave, Carlos asks the people why they shot the man. They tell him it often happens. Just then he sees his brother Macario entering with another man. They leave for his brother's hotel. Macario introduces Carlos to a room full of people where they are having a wedding party. Carlos and Macario leave around midnight. Carlos finds it hard to talk to his brother even though they walk until dawn. They return to the...

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