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Franny and Zooey Chapter Summary & Analysis - Zooey (pgs. 174-202) Summary

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Zooey (pgs. 174-202) Summary

After leaving the den, Zooey goes to his room to get a fresh cigar, and then into Seymour and Buddy's old room. It's the first time he has been in the room since Seymour's suicide, seven years ago. Zooey reads some of the quotations that are tacked to the wall, all coming from classic novels or philosophers, and sits down at Seymour's old desk. He sits there for 20 minutes, motionless, before opening up a drawer in Seymour's desk and reading half a page of his dead brother's diary. It's a sweet entry about an old birthday party. Zooey puts it away, and after 30 minutes of meditation, he opens Buddy's desk and pulls out his private phone. Zooey puts a handkerchief over the receiver and makes a call.

Meanwhile, in the den, Bessie makes one more attempt at getting Franny something to eat, but...

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