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I Know This Much Is True Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 33-36 Summary

Wally Lamb
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Chapters 33-36 Summary

Chapter 33 returns to the memoir, showing how from the brothers' arrival in New York, Vincenzo is trouble. They move to Three Rivers, CT, to work in a textile mill. Papa does the work of two and in 1916 becomes the first Italian boss. Vincenzo is fired, works as a greengrocer, attracting female customers. When he gets a young Irish girl pregnant, Msgr. McNulty demands that Papa deal with him. Unable to shame Vincenzo, Papa disowns him. When Vincenzo is killed by Sgt. O'Meara for having sex with his wife, Papa pays for the funeral but refuses to attend.

Chapter 34 picks up Dominick's session with Patel. Expecting commitment, she accepts him provisionally. Dominick has been reading the Book of Job and is also drawn to Cain and Abel. He has skimmed two of the books that Patel recommends and started reading Papa's story. He observes that Papa...

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