The Bingo Palace - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

Lulu Lamartine is introduced as she leaves her house to head to the post office. She is watched by the people in her community and by the unnamed narrator. Lulu drives to the post office, and while the other patrons fuss over packages to mail, she heads for the wanted poster of her son Gerry Nanapush. She removes the picture from its place on the wall and makes a copy. She keeps the original and places the copy in an envelope. According to the narrator, she mails the envelope to her grandson Lipsha Morrissey in Fargo, North Dakota. The wanted picture is of Lipsha's father, and she sends it as a warning. Lipsha's life is not on track and hasn't been for a long time. As a baby, Lipsha was rescued by Marie Kashpaw, his other grandmother. The community knew that he had...

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