Away - Part 2: September 3, 1925: Ain’t It Fierce to Be So Beautiful, Beautiful? Summary & Analysis

Amy Bloom
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Arriving in Seattle, Lillian checks the notes from Yaakov. The Alaska Steamship Company on Pier 70 will take her as far as Prince Rupert, British Columbia. From there, she will take a riverboat from Hazelton to the Telegraph Trail, and after following that to Whitehorse, she can then take a steamship to Dawson City and then a small boat can take her to Siberia. With just $7.20 on her, she heads out the rear door and finds herself on Skid Row.

She sees a red-haired, dark skinned woman lying on the ground in just her skirt and boots. Her breasts are yellow and blue with bruises and Lillian looks for the police but sees no one nearby. Men come down the alley and the next thing Lillian remembers is someone kicking her in the ribs. The...

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