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Hard Laughter Chapter Summary & Analysis - Kathleen and Getting Older, or Life's Little Joke Summary

Anne Lamott
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Kathleen and Getting Older, or Life's Little Joke Summary

One morning about a month after Wallace's surgery, Jen wakes up and calculates how many hours it is until she can go to bed again. Kathleen calls and comes over for coffee. Jen tells Kathleen how she is just barely coping with things, having to spend several hours each day lying on the bed, doing what they call "prone yoga." Kathleen has to go to work, but they make plans to meet at the bar later that evening. Jen is excited about hanging out with Kathleen and sits down and tries to write. Finally she manages to sit still and writes for several hours. That afternoon, Kathleen calls her and asks if they can move their plans to the next night because she has a date. Jen is hurt that Kathleen has chosen...

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