The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter - Part 2, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 1 Summary

The summer has passed, and Mick is enrolled in the Vocational School. She is no longer considered a child, and she validates this by hosting her first party. She has high hopes that the party will bring her friends at the new school. She dresses in one of her sister's formals and tiara and listens with relish as the guests begin to arrive. The decorations are perfect and the refreshments just right. Awkward couples begin to dance, and she is filled with satisfaction.

Just when Mick thinks the evening can't get any better, Harry Minowitz from next door escorts her for a walk around the block. However, when they return, she sees that uninvited guests have crashed the party and ruined her perfect evening. She sheds her party clothes and ventures into the night where she always finds comfort. Her walk takes her to a...

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