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Lady Oracle Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

Joan recalls her exit from her mother's home. The evening of her mother's outburst, Joan stays in a hotel, treating herself to a bath and hair rollers. She now wears her deep red hair long, and realizes she has striking features. In the morning, she finds a room to rent, presents herself as Miss L. Delacourt, and realizes she has invented a second self. She visits her father at the hospital to explain her plans, and her father expresses understanding, and even compassion for her desire not to return home. For the next several months, Joan lives in a small room, works, and continues to lose weight. She is lonely, but determined to make her way, and often attends museums, art galleries, and other areas where she is not tempted by food. She also takes numerous bus trips, attempting to find a new town to start her...

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