Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories - “Mates” Summary & Analysis

Edith Pearlman
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Summary

Keith and Mitsuko Maguire came from Boston with only one hat and two hiker’s back frames with knapsacks and sleeping bags. They rented an apartment on Lewis Street where they lived for 25 years while they raised a family of three boys. They were a typical family who were cordial with their neighbors and shared the produce of their gardens with others. They had few luxuries and even gave haircuts to each other. Although they didn’t go to church, claim a political party, or subscribe to any club, they were active and helped out at their boys’ school. They were known to many, but few people were intimate with them. One day after the youngest boy moved out to become a doctor the couple disappeared. Many gave their opinions about what might have happened to the couple. The narrator believed they chose to...

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