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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica - By Love Betrayed Summary & Analysis

Judith Ortiz Cofer
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By Love Betrayed Summary

The girl can still recall the scent of the cologne that her father wore when she was little. Her father would kiss her goodbye every night before leaving for his job at a night club after he had finished his day job as superintendent for their building. The girl remembers that her parents fought a lot and that her mother never wanted to answer questions about the father.

One day the girl feigns illness to stay home from school. Her mother is out for a few hours, so the girl leaves the apartment to find her father and see what his life is like during the day. She smells his cologne before she sees his toolbox outside a door two floors up. A wild-looking blonde woman answered the door and the girl can see her father combing his hair...

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