Post Office - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Joyce gives him the car and keeps $3-4 million. When he meets Betty on the street, she sadly has gotten old, fat, has lost her job and dog, and drinks heavily. She changes sheets and cleans bathrooms in a loser's hotel in exchange for a room. She wants to get back together, but Henry needs to wait. He calls in sick, and as they relax with a fifth of whiskey, it is almost like old times. The post office sends a nurse to check that Henry is actually sick. The nurse knows him and only wants him to sign a form saying she has called on him. Betty tells Henry about that happening to her when she is drinking with another Harry. He jumps into bed fully clothed, and she hides. When Henry and Betty go to bed, it is not the same...

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