Notes of a Dirty Old Man - Section 23 and Section 24 Summary & Analysis

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Section 23 and Section 24 Summary and Analysis

Section 23 begins on page 115 with the phrase, "the best thing about a modern gas dryer...." Bukowski finds himself in cold, rainy Atlanta with no where to go, and very little money. Bukowski realizes he is completely alone, and knows this type of loneliness can kill a man. He finds another room for rent, and is amazed when the woman tells him it is only $1.25 for the week. When he pays the money, however, she takes him outside to a small cardboard shack, with nothing but a cord with no light, a kerosene lamp, newspaper, a bed, and a thin blanket. He lights the lamp, briefly soothing himself, but runs out of fuel. He finds he needs to defecate, but is disgusted by the conditions of the outhouse, and finds he no longer needs the bathroom. He writes...

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