Love Medicine - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Albertine is in her twenties and living in a dreary town where nearly everyone has a job building the new Interstate. As official weight inspectors for the state highway department, she and her friend Dot Adare are included in this number. The job is monotonous but easy to do. Albertine weighs the trucks that drive up, and Dot verifies that the recorded weight is correct. For most of the day, the women sit around the tiny shack they call the "Scales" and do nothing but try to stay cool.

The friendship between Albertine and Dot seemed unlikely at first. It started when Albertine approached Dot's husband, Gerry Nanapush. Gerry is the one man in town who has a connection to the Kashpaw family. He is Lulu Lamartine's son, and he once dated June. Dot entered the bar, saw Gerry's arm around Albertine and...

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