Middlesex - Book 2, News of the World Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, News of the World Summary

Following his date with Julie, Cal waits three days before calling her again. The couple ends up meeting for a spontaneous dinner and she shows him her studio. Cal kisses her and she's relieved because she thought he was gay.

Resuming Cal's story of his parents, Milton has joined the Navy after being rejected by the army and is now stationed in San Diego. After being in the service for a week, Milton knows he has made a bad decision. Milton's original intent was to go away and forget about Tessie, but as much as he tries, it doesn't work.

Back in Detroit, Tessie has her Saturday's to herself once again after her fiancé returns to seminary. Tessie goes to the movies for the news about the war. Whenever she sees shots of soldiers, she finds herself searching...

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