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The Firm Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 17-20 Summary

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Chapters 17-20 Summary

Mitch's concerns about the firm's actions are unsettling to Abby. She is also unhappy about Mitch's long hours at the office. She decides to head to her parents' home for Christmas. Shortly after her departure, Mitch feels lonely and heads south in the general direction of his family. His mother had remarried to a man he had never met. She lives in a trailer park and works as a waitress at a waffle restaurant. Mitch finds her but doesn't know what to say to her, so he leaves without ever announcing his presence. While Mitch is away, Eddie Lomax meets with a man who calls himself Al Kilbury. Al claims that he needs Lomax's help to investigate his wife whom he suspected was having an affair. The scheme is a set-up, and when Eddie arrives to take the requested photographs, he is murdered.

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