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The Piano Lesson Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scene 2, Part 1 Summary

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Act 1, Scene 2, Part 1 Summary

Wining Boy, Doaker's brother, has arrived. He sits at the table as Doaker does the dishes, talking about how Boy Willie's been trying to sell watermelons for three days, trying to get into the rich white neighborhoods, and how the truck keeps breaking down.

Boy Willie and Lymon come in after yet another unsuccessful attempt at selling the watermelons. Boy Willie asks Wining Boy to lend him some money, saying that Doaker told him Wining Boy had bags full of cash. Wining Boy says that the money is long gone, and that he was just about to ask Boy Willie for a loan. Boy Willie changes the subject, and asks whether Wining Boy had heard about Sutter being killed by the Ghosts of the Yellow Dog. They talk about how many men have been killed by the Ghosts and how Wining Boy actually...

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