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A Gathering of Old Men Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

Tee Jack is the bartender at the bar where Jack Marshall goes to have drinks every day. Jack has his regular seat, where he can look at what used to be the entrance to the black people's separate room. Before desegregation, the black people who lived at Marshall would go into their separate room, and Jack would nod at Tee Jack to go serve them their drinks. The "nigger room" has been closed for about seventeen years, but the bar is essentially still segregated. Tee Jack has made it clear to all the black people that they're not welcome there. They buy their drinks by the bottle and take them elsewhere, and Tee Jack refuses to apologize for this state of affairs. Tee Jack notices that Jack still looks at that door while he drinks. Tee Jack surmises that Jack never wanted all the responsibility...

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