Manhattan Transfer - Chapter 8, Nine Day's Wonder Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, Nine Day's Wonder Summary

Phil Sandbourne complains about the murder of an architect to an associate. The associate dismisses the murder because it does not affect him directly. The two go out for lunch and comment on the pretty women dressed up in fashionable clothing. Phil becomes distracted by a very beautiful woman and a car strikes him down. An ambulance arrives and takes him away to the hospital.

Jimmy awakens in his room to Stan's knocking. Stan has been dismissed from college, and he wants to drink. Jimmy wants to go to his job as a newspaper reporter, although he hates the job. He would rather be adventuring in the world than working in New York City where he has always lived, except when he was very young. The two drive to a restaurant in Stan's car, which has a...

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