Lost in Yonkers - Act 1, Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

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About a week later, at midnight, both boys are out of bed. Arty is the look-out for Jay, who is in the candy shop trying to find the $15,000. Jay comes upstairs empty-handed. A few seconds later, their Uncle Louie enters the front door. He tells Jay he was watching him rummage through the candy shop. He tells them he and Eddie used to do the same when they were boys. Eddie always felt guilty, so he admitted to stealing. Louie, though, never felt bad about it and always welcomed his mother’s harsh stares.

The boys tell Louie two men have come around the apartment looking for him. He gives them both $5 to keep telling the men he isn’t around. Louie has apparently been sleeping with someone’s wife, and that’s why the men are after him. He completely disregards their suspicions about him being...

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