The Big Sleep - Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 20 Summary

Marlowe visits Captain Gregory of the Missing Persons Bureau in order to ask him about Rusty Regan. Gregory is reluctant to give out information until Marlowe explains that he has met the D.A. and that he knows his chief investigator, Bernie Ohls. Once Gregory confirms that Marlowe is who he says he is, he allows Marlowe to ask him questions.

Marlowe knows that he can not do anything that the Missing Persons Bureau can not do; however, he wants to check on Regan. It turns out that there is nothing particularly remarkable about Regan, except for the fact that he apparently disappeared with Eddie Mars' wife. Gregory doesn't think that Mars has anything to do with Regan's disappearance since that would draw too much police attention to him. It seems that Eddie Mars' is a dead end. Gregory expects that Regan and...

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