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Goodbye, Columbus - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Julie tattles that Ron is marrying Harriet on Labor Day. Harriet is flying to Short Hills next week for a huge wedding. Her parents don't have much time to arrange everything. Mr. Patimkin is taking Ron into the business so he can support his and Harriet's expected son. Neil stays in the guest room, across from Ron's room and down the hall from Brenda's. Brenda does not know if Neil will be allowed to stay overnight. If he does, her mother will have a fit. Neil unpacks his clothes in the guest room. Ron comes in, and Neil congratulates him. He asks Neil if he wants to listen to his phonograph. He can even hear his Columbus record.

There is commotion downstairs. Mrs. Patimkin is angry that Neil is staying over while she is planning Ron and Harriet's wedding. She thinks Brenda is...

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