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The Pigman Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4 Summary

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Chapter 4 Summary

Lorraine tells us that picking Mr. Pignati's name was not entirely random. She admits that she peeked a little and chose the name because he lived on Howard Avenue, which was only a few blocks from her home. She figured that she could pretend to be calling from some neighborhood charity. She tells Mr. Pignati that she is soliciting small donations for a local fund. When she can't contain herself and laughs during the conversation, Mr. Pignati asks her to tell him the joke. He talks about his wife and says that she always enjoys his jokes. He says that his wife is in California, and then he shares her favorite joke with Lorraine. Lorraine can tell that this is a lonely old man, so she kindly listens to his jokes.

During the phone conversation, John is egging Lorraine on and making her laugh. She talks about...

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