The Beet Queen - Part 2, Chapter 7, 1953 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 7, 1953 Summary

Celestine James. Russell has been injured, this time in the Korean War. Russell no longer works at the bank, but he works as a handyman for Mary at the butcher shop. Celestine and Russell's sister, Isabel, has died. Russell attempts to go to the funeral, but Isabel's husband and family keep him away. Sita has become dark and sour, never talking to Celestine and Mary. All they hear of Sita they hear through their customers. One evening, Wallace Pfef comes into the store and shows Celestine an article in the newspaper introducing a new restaurant, Chez Sita. Sita's husband owned a restaurant and Sita has gotten it in the divorce, changing it to a more formal type of restaurant rather than the nice, family restaurant it was before. Mary comes into the shop and Wallace gives her an invitation to the...

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