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Our Kind: A Novel in Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - Bambi Breaks for Freedom Summary

Kate Walbert
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Bambi Breaks for Freedom Summary

Bambi, Judy, Barbara and others gather together as Bambi reminisces about Remington Jackson. He is an old boyfriend whose phone number she tries to locate at midnight. She recalls their meeting in 1945 when she is eighteen. Canoe stretches out and falls asleep. Now that Bambi has his number she proclaims here I go. She dials him while Barbara reminisces about Charlie, her ex, and their daughter, Megan.

Bambi begins these breaks for freedom in January of 2000 when she exclaims some drastic measures must be taken; something has to be done in a life. Esther is dead and their usual gathering place, the Club, is being renovated. So Bambi travels by Greyhound to Manhattan where she had lived. Unlike the others who study to be secretaries and dream of being Barbara Stanwyck, Bambi is a professional. She is accepted in the conservatory...

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