Black Ice - Chapter Nine Summary & Analysis

Lorene Cary
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Chapter Nine Summary

In Chapter Nine, Lorene is a waitress at a diner during the summer. The black people work in the kitchen. She is the only black waitress. The diner did have another black waitress, but she hadn't worked out. She hadn't been good. Lorene gets along with a cook named Booker. The cooks amuse themselves by playing pranks. Everyone gets along. Lorene tries to save up a lot of money.

There is a cook of whom everyone is afraid. Lorene asks him for more butter. He says that is not his job and tells her to go to the freezer. She does and he follows her in there. He molests her. He touches her all over her body and lets her go. Lorene tells the manager the next day, who tells Lorene to watch herself. He wants to keep Lorene there. He...

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