Libra - Part 1: In Atsugi Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: In Atsugi Summary

Pfc. Lee Oswald is stationed in Atsugi, Japan. Oswald, or Ozzie as his bunkmates call him, is on base watching as a U-2 plane lands. Lee and his companions are amazed by the unique, high-flying plane. Lee spends a lot of time in the base library, struggling through his dyslexia to read. One night Lee meets a young woman named Mitsuko that a bunkmate told him about. They have a sexual relationship for several months, leading to Lee meeting Konno, a friend of Mitsuko. Konno and Lee often talk about socialism. This appeals to Lee and his fascination with Communism.

One night, Lee tells Konno about the U-2 plane. Lee tests Konno, trying to find out how much he knows about such things. Lee keeps back a few details, giving himself some leverage. A few days later, Lee shoots himself in the arm...

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