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Summary

"King of the Bingo Game" is a short story that takes place within a movie theater located in a northern city.

The story's main character is an unnamed man. This man is not at the theater to see the show - he has seen it already - but rather to participate in the bingo game that will take place after movie ends. The man is hungry and although the woman next to him is eating peanuts and the men on his other side are drinking wine, he is not comfortable asking them to share their food.

The man thinks about how life in the North is different from his southern hometown; in the South, people tend and help each other out and stick together more. The nameless man can use some help. He does not have a job. His wife, Laura, is seriously ill, and...

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