Humboldt's Gift - Section 8, Through p. 236 Summary & Analysis

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Section 8, Through p. 236 Summary

In this short section, Charlie wraps up this particular encounter with the divorce court. The bailiff ushers Charlie and his two attorneys, Tonchek and Srole, into Judge Urbanovich's chambers. The judge is having fun with this particular case, probably because the assets involved are not real, as in real estate, but are intellectual properties and vaguely potential intellectual properties. The judge opens the in camera session by sarcastically labeling Charlie as too sensitive of a person to take the stand, which Charlie interprets as slur on his Chicago-ness. The implication is that real Chicagoans are not sensitive. Judge Urbanovich then notes that Charlie does not like the opposing counsel, Mr. Pinkster, who is anything but sensitive, implying that the opposing lawyer would make things very difficult for him on the stand.

The judge insists that, in spite of Charlie's...

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