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A Prayer for Owen Meany Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3, The Angel Summary

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Chapter 3, The Angel Summary

One night, when Owen is spending the night at 80 Front Street, he wakes feeling sick. Johnny advises him to go and tell Tabitha. Owen obeys, but moments later, he rushes back into the bedroom. He tells Johnny that Tabitha is not alone, that there is an angel in her bedroom with her. Johnny thinks Owen must have been frightened by the dressmaker's dummy that Tabitha keeps in her bedroom and uses to make all her own clothes. Eager to see Owen embarrass himself by realizing his mistake, Johnny plays along, and creeps to Tabitha's room behind Owen's tiny figure. Owen claims that the angel must have heard them coming and left. Johnny points to the dummy, but Owen recognizes that this figure was merely a dummy, and that what he'd seen was on the other side of the bed.

Years later, Johnny would...

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