Motherless Brooklyn - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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The chapter opens with Lionel flashing back to his days working for Minna, and how they’d been blissfully ignorant of many of the facts surrounding their work for Frank, and the Clients. In particular, Minna’s hiatus ‘upstate’ stands out as having been untouchable, never to be explained. Specific jobs include the disposal of a Volvo that the group presumes has a dead body in its trunk and the dismantling of a street fair Ferris wheel. Each incident demonstrates the group dynamics at play among the Minna Men. In particular, that Gilbert doesn’t want too much part in anything too dangerous, that Tony is frequently mistaken about things (he is corrected for suggesting Gladys Knight is the spokeswoman for the psychic hotline), and that Danny is, above all the others, a cool customer.

When the action returns to present day, Lionel is meeting up...

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