The Natural - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

When Max Mercy prints a column about The Judge's refusal to increase Roy's salary, local fans come together to urge a pay raise for Roy. Roy Hobbs Day is commemorated at the ballpark with a huge party and gifts for the hero of The Knights. Memo becomes friendlier with Roy and the two go for a drive together. Memo reminisces about Bump and her days as a Beauty Queen that she says never added up to anything meaningful. Roy tries to make love to Memo and she comes up with an excuse to stop. Later, Memo drives Roy along a dirt road without the headlights turned on. Roy thinks he sees a young boy coming out of the woods followed by a dog. Roy is sure the speeding car hits somebody; he returns to the scene, but finds nothing. With Roy now driving, the car runs into...

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