The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter - Study Guide Part 3, Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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The story ends at night. Biff is in the café. It is quiet with few customers, but he doesn't consider closing. He has always been and always will be open at night. People can count on that. Also, this is the time that he sees people that he would never see otherwise. The hours when other people sleep are the best time for him to reflect. He needs quiet to think about all the people who had come and gone from the café in the last year. Singer has been dead a month and Biff still has no insight into his suicide. He has high hopes for Mick, though she is working at the dime store. He sees a little bit of himself in her and silently cheers her on. He likes to compare his experiences to others. It's all just a big parade of...

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