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Election: A Novel - 14 Summary & Analysis

Tom Perrotta
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Lisa and Paul break up a month later. Lisa is absorbed through the summer by the national election and political analysis. She works at Carvel over the summer, and one night, Mr. M. comes in. He is now selling used cars, and looks tired and old. She asks him what he thinks of George Will, and wonders why he doesn't run for office. Mr. M. explains that Will is a pundit, and an intellectual. They do horribly running for office, and he suggests she read about Adlai Stevenson, who like Will, was a pundit. Stevenson lost to Eisenhower. Mr. M. apologizes to Lisa about the election, but Lisa says it doesn't matter anymore.

The job that Mr. M. has taken is from a former student, Frank Griffin Jr., who works with his father's car dealership. He took it out of desperation, in order to make...

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