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The Old Gringo Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

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Chapter 7 Summary

Harriet and her mother are living in a modest apartment in Washington, D.C. They had been living in New York, but moved to be close to the Army to press the claim her mother had to a widow's pension when the captain did not return from Cuba. His body had never been found. Harriet is 31 and received her education from a public school rather than a private finishing school. She continues to live with her mother and she attends the Methodist church weekly. For eight years she has been dating a Mr. Delaney, a 42-year-old who works as a lobbyist for various causes before Congress. He lives a bachelor's life and makes it clear that he does not want to marry. She suspects he is involved in some shady business dealings, but doesn't ask him. She accepts the fate of merely dating him regularly.

Harriet is...

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