American Rust - Book Two Summary & Analysis

Philipp Meyer
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Poe walks home from Lee's house after having sex with her. He has conflicted feelings about their sex. While it was good, Poe doesn't see a realistic way they can have a relationship, considering Lee is married and only in town temporarily. Poe gets home and washes his old Camaro, a rustbucket which for him symbolizes the failures of his past.

Poe takes his hunting rifle and goes into the woods for a couple hours, waiting for a deer to shoot. Instead, Poe discovers Harris coming toward him. Poe considers shooting Harris for a moment but then dismisses it as foolishness. Harris takes him to the police building and locks Poe up in a cell. Poe reflects on his life, including beating a boy with a bat until the boy had brain damage. Poe figures violence is in his blood and that he's...

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