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Manhattan Transfer Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6, Great Lady on a White Horse Summary

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Chapter 6, Great Lady on a White Horse Summary

Jimmy visits Ruth Prynne and wants to have lunch with her. He works as a cub reporter covering Hell's Kitchen, a notorious area of New York City. Cassie Wilkins, a dancer, answers the door to the apartment building where mostly entertainers live. Jimmy meets John "Jojo" Oglethorpe, a man who talks in a careful Oxford drawl and shakes hands limply. He and Cassie are working on a reading and dancing act. Jojo is married to Ellen, who has taken up acting. Jimmy is not impressed with Jojo Oglethorpe, but Ruth defends Ellen's husband as having advanced his wife's career.

Ellen watches the lady on a white horse make her way through city traffic. The lady wears a broad green hat with a red plume, and the name DANDERINE is imprinted on her saddlecloth. Ellen walks...

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