Brown Girl, Brownstones - Book 1, A Long Day and a Long Night, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, A Long Day and a Long Night, Chapter 3 Summary

Suggie's date arrives and they drink rum together, reminiscing about Barbados. Then they go to bed for a night of passionate remembrance, while Maritze listens in disgust from the next room. Maritze tries to convince her mother that they should move to Long Island, using Maritze's savings and a loan to buy a small house for themselves. Miss Mary laughs and tell her daughter that since she is past thirty, the only thing she should be worrying about is getting a husband.

Deighton walks along Fulton Street, which is where people go for entertainment on a Saturday night. He runs into a man named Yearwood, who asks if Deighton is still taking a correspondence course in accounting. This is just another of Deighton's confident career attempts, but...

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