Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

The chapter begins by describing the driving habits of Savannah's residents, and how often they mix cars with alcohol. Numerous car accidents have occurred in Savannah's neighborhood after too much drinking. The narrator buys an old Pontiac and it sparks a conversation with Chablis, an attractive, dynamic black woman, who convinces him to take her home in his car. On the way to her house, she tells him about herself. She is a showgirl and says she was born a male but has been getting estrogen shots for a long time. When she is dropped off, Chablis speaks of her performances, but forgets to say where and when.

On a later day, Chablis calls the narrator to get a ride home from her estrogen shot appointment. She talks about her boss at work, and when they reach her house, her boyfriend Jeff-tall, blond...

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