Bettyville - Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

George Hodgman
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George learns that a young man had been killed at his house by some homeless people staying with him. George is startled to learn that the house used to be Mammy's. He also learns that someone had been operating a meth lab in the house at one time and blew a hole through the roof of the kitchen where Mammy used to bake bread.

It is early Sunday morning and George awakens to Betty practicing on the piano in the living room. She has to play at church later this morning and she audibly scolds herself for every wrong note. George notes though that when Betty is playing well, she is soft and tender and he sometimes wishes he were that piano.

After his father died, George would come back to Paris every August to visit Betty. On one visit about ten years ago...

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