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Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Daniel Quinn
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Chapter 10 Summary

The narrator's uncle arrives unannounced, an aching molar has to be extracted, and a backlog of work must be caught up with before he can return to see Ishmael. Arriving with a presentiment of trouble, he finds the space being cleaned out for a new tenant. A worker assumes the tenant was evicted when she failed to meet rent. The narrator is surprised by the pronoun and lack of a note for him. He talks to a receptionist, who refuses to divulge anything and denies a gorilla has occupied the space. The narrator calls the dozen Sokolows in the phone book, but none is Rachel. He drives to the address for a Grace and finds a gazebo on the grounds. An officious butler, Partridge, informs him Mrs. Sokolow has died three months earlier, is unwilling to discuss Mr. Sokolow, but narrows his eyes at the mention of...

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