Cities of the Plain - Ch. III Pg. 177-204 Summary & Analysis

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Ch. III Pg. 177-204 Summary

John Grady spends a month cleaning and repairing the little house Mac is letting him have, putting in glass windows and new shelves. One day Billy comes up and helps him do some painting. He asks how long it has been since John Grady has seen Magdalena. John Grady tells him it has been three weeks, but he has faith she's still waiting for him.

Eduardo comes to see Magdalena in her room. He asks her to whom she prays ("A quien le rezas?"). She says she prays to God. He asks her who answers. She says nobody or "Nadie."

When a client comes to sleep with Magdalena, she has another seizure. The client goes to find help and Tiburcio comes and makes the girl bite down on his belt so she won't bite off her tongue...

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