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A Gathering of Old Men Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 11 Summary

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Chapter 11 Summary

Lou notices that the old black men have been going from the front yard to the back, one at a time, over the past hour. They stop doing it while Gil and Sully are there, but once those two leave, they continue. Mapes and Candy have been ignoring these movements. Lou asks Candy to go for a walk with him, to talk. Candy won't walk and won't leave. Lou wonders why she needs him, and she says she just does. Everyone seems to be waiting for something, but Lou doesn't understand what. He says he is "just there." He goes to the toilet. Candy does the same. Candy returns to her post next to Mathu. Everyone sees the dust of an approaching car. Griffin leaves the yard holding his pistol. Lou notices the way Mapes looks at Griffin, as if he will get rid of...

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