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Breakfast on Pluto - Chapter 5, Welcome to Juke Box Jury Summary & Analysis

Patrick McCabe (novelist)
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Chapter 5, Welcome to Juke Box Jury Summary

Patrick is playing castle with his two best friends, Charlie, a girl, and Irwin. Patrick met Irwin when he was mourning over his dead brother, who was allegedly eaten by Balubas in the Congo. However, his brother returned home from Africa three days later, bearing gifts of ebony elephants for everyone.

The group often pretends that they are characters in the movie Citizen Kane. Later, they start producing mock-international runway shows. The group begins playing "Juke Box Jury," a mock-television show game in which Charlie and Patrick sing popular songs and are then rated by the other members of the 'Kane Gang.' Patrick continues wearing women's clothing, perfume and jewelry and Irwin, who is fed up with Patrick's feminine behavior, quits the gang. Charlie and Patrick agree to play war occasionally in...

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