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Breakfast on Pluto - Chapter 33, A Long-Ago Night in November Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 33, A Long-Ago Night in November Summary

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Bergin are peacefully sitting by the fire listening to the radio on a Saturday night. Their daughter, Eileen - Eily for short - is upstairs listening to music. Eily loves songs by Vic Damone. The following day, Mrs. McGlynn has an accident, and Eily, who is a very good person, agrees to fill in for her at Father Bernard's house. After preparing breakfast for the priest, she watches a young girl, who looks a lot like herself, get raped. She gets pregnant and decides not to abort the baby, but to give it away to the Bradens. After its birth, she puts the baby in a Rinso box, places the box on the Bradens' doorstep, and runs away forever. Eily's father goes insane because of his daughter's disappearance, and...

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