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

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Part 2, Chapter 2 Summary

Mick continues to visit the New York Café. It is fall now, and Biff makes hot chocolate for her. At this time, Biff encounters more sorrow when his wife falls ill and dies unexpectedly. Apparently, she had a tumor the size of a newborn child but never sought the medical attention she needed.

Biff plans her funeral with detachment. He goes through the proper motions but is removed from the whole thing. He clears out her clothes and personal items to give them to her sister, Lucille. During the course of their few days together, he and Lucille talk about their lives. Neither one of them has had a grand love, but Lucille has a child, Baby, whom she spoils and adores.

Biff manages to get through the mourning period. Lucille accompanies him, and they try to console each other, but his odd little group...

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