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Breakfast on Pluto - Chapter 29, The Incident Behind the Creamery Summary & Analysis

Patrick McCabe (novelist)
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Chapter 29, The Incident Behind the Creamery Summary

The incident behind the creamery occurred between Patrick and Martina, a fifteen-year-old girl who was having an affair with Tommy McNamee, a man who has been married for twenty years. Patrick lightly taps (slaps) Martina on the check while trying to calm her down. However, Patrick doesn't know that she is already pregnant with McNamee's child. To be certain that Martina and Tommy are using condoms, Patrick sneaks to the back of the creamery one evening, crawling on his hands and knees in search of semen. He accidentally puts his hand in a pile of semen.

Chapter 29, The Incident Behind the Creamery Analysis

Patrick takes on a motherly role with Martina, attempting to dissuade her from seeing a much older man. However, Patrick has no right to play this role, for he is...

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