An American Tragedy - Chapter 36-42 Book Two Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 36, Clyde asks the manager of a local men’s store to recommend a doctor who might be able to help an anonymous couple at the factory deal with an unwanted pregnancy. Even though he suspects Clyde is in fact explaining his own predicament, the man provides him with the name of a physician who might be able to offer his assistance.

In Chapter 37, Clyde returns to deliver Roberta the news about the doctor he may have discovered and is bombarded with a host of questions about the doctor that he neglected to inquire about. The following evening, they rendezvous in Fonda and then proceed together to meet the physician named Dr. Glenn in Gloversville to have the abortion performed. Clyde remains outside while she goes in and explains her situation to the doctor. He has been known to perform abortions occasionally but does...

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