Drown - Chapter 7 “Edison, New Jersey” Summary & Analysis

Junot Díaz
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Summary

Yunior is living in New Jersey working for a game store that sells pool tables. His job is to deliver the tables and put them together. He and his partner deliver these tables to large beautiful homes and mansions. At one home the housekeeper is a young woman of color who does not want to let them in to deliver the table. Finally, she relents and she asks Yunior if he’ll help her get out of there. Against his partners wishes, he agrees and drives her home to her neighborhood.

Meanwhile, he misses his girlfriend. His mother also misses the girlfriend, who remains unnamed throughout the chapter. Yunior’s girlfriend, however, has found a new boyfriend and even though he has tried to win her back, he has not been successful.

Yunior calls the house where they delivered the Gold Crown table...

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