The Catalogue of the Universe - Chapter 10, Mrs. Potter Rolls a Cigarette Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10, Mrs. Potter Rolls a Cigarette Summary

After driving away from Angela, Tycho does not go straight home. Instead, he drives into the hills, wanting to be alone with his thoughts for a while. Eventually, he makes his way home, where he finds his family discussing the type of booze they should take to Africa's anniversary party. Richard and Mr. Potter go to the nearest liquor store to make the final decisions, leaving Tycho and Mrs. Potter alone in the kitchen.

Tycho tells his mother he does not want to attend Africa's party that night because there is an "occultation of two of Jupiter's moons" that he wants to see. Mrs. Potter protests Tycho's attitude, but Tycho persists. Besides, he says, he doesn't have a present for Africa. With that, he is forced to confess that he gave to Angela the $10 his...

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