Related Topics

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant - Chapter 9-10 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant.
This section contains 1,295 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant Study Guide

Summary

Chapter 9, “Apple Apple”

This chapter is from Ezra’s point of view. It is now 1979, and Ezra is struggling with depression and loneliness. He finds a lump on his thigh, and though he immediately assumes it is cancer, he doesn’t go to the doctor to deal with it. The restaurant isn’t doing very well, and there’s a heat wave on.

Pearl and Ezra have settled into a routine that doesn’t change. Pearl has no friends or visitors, and Ezra’s only friends are people he works with at the restaurant. Pearl does not accept the reality of her blindness. Their favorite activity is to look over Pearl’s family photos and mementos.

When Jenny visits, it’s like a whirlwind of children and competence. Pearl criticizes Jenny for her appearance and her too-big family, but Jenny seems to be happy, and...

(read more from the Chapter 9-10 Summary)

This section contains 1,295 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook