Post Office - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

Henry develops a new system at the track that has him winning $3,000 in six weeks. Henry tells Mr. Winters that he needs a leave of absence or must resign. Henry fills out papers and gets 90 working days off. The track has moved 100 miles south, but Henry keeps his apartment and checks the mail once or twice a week. He is $380 ahead one night before risking $50 on Blue Stocking at 9/2, which adds $250.

Every night, Henry drives along the coast looking for an expensive but uncrowded place to eat. He has a nose for them and does not need a window table to enjoy the ocean and moon. Waitresses smile and stand close. After dinner, he stocks up on whiskey and beer, and finds a motel with no TV.

One day, while in the bar between races, Henry sees a sex creature bursting from her...

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