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The Last Picture Show Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

Sonny feels very relieved to be done with Charlene and to have his football jacket back. When he gets back to the town square, it is as deserted as it was that morning. Sonny drives to the all-night cafy, but when he sees his father sitting at the counter talking to Genevieve Morgan, the night waitress, he pulls around the corner to wait for his father to come out. They both like Genevieve, but they can't both talk to her at the same time. Genevieve is an attractive woman whose husband was injured in an oilrig accident a year ago, and she has gone to work to support him and their two sons. Sonny has a crush on her. Sonny sees his father come out of the cafy, shivering in the thin jacket he always wears, and he feels guilty for not offering him a ride. Sonny's...

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