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

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This scene begins with a voice-over of a letter from Eddie to Arty and Jay. Eddie's sales route has taken him into the southern states, and he has been challenged with understanding the southern accents and finding other Jewish people. Jay is scrambling upstairs after an unsuccessful mission to find Grandma Kurnitz's hidden money. The boys try to go to sleep and are awakened by the entry of a strange man into the apartment. Their fear is short-lived, however, as the man introduces himself as their Uncle Louie. Louie tells the boys not to worry about getting into the ice cream and treats downstairs at the store because he and Eddie used to do the same thing when they were young.

Eddie's demeanor fascinates the boys because he is a smooth talker and carries a black satchel of money. The boys are even more mesmerized...

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