The Maltese Falcon - G in the Air Summary & Analysis

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G in the Air Summary

Once inside the apartment, Spade phones the Hotel Belvedere to leave a message for Cairo to return the call. Spade and Brigid settle in to wait for Cairo, and Spade tells Brigid a story about a man who disappeared from his family in Seattle, wandered for awhile and eventually began a new family in the same area. Spade finds it intriguing that the man could adjust to another new life very similar to the old one he abandoned without another thought.

Cairo returns Spade's call and arrives at Spade's apartment where Brigid greets him guardedly. Brigid tells Cairo that she can produce the falcon statuette in a week or less after retrieving it from the place Floyd hid it. Brigid is anxious to be rid of the bird because she fears for her own safety.

Cairo and Brigid argue when Brigid...

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