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Jesus' Son: Stories - Study Guide Stories 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 38 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Jesus' Son.
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"Happy Hour"

The narrator searches through Seattle for "a seventeen year old belly dancer" he's attracted to, looking for ways to fill the time until Happy Hour arrives. He describes a confrontation with a Native American, his memories of sleeping/waking up next to the dancer (Angelique), and his giving her roommates some money to go buy drugs but seeing them smash up their car and wander away dazed.

The narrator then describes riding a bus for hours, again, in an effort to fill time until Happy Hour. Eventually he gets kicked off the bus for having no destination and goes to the library. "All this time," he adds, he "kept [his] eye open for the belly dancer", referring to her vulnerability and beauty (see "Quotes," p.100). He eventually goes into a bar, recalling as he does the violent impulse he suppressed when an old...

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