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Rules of Civility - Wintertime - Chapter 1: The Old Long Since, Chapter 2: The Sun, the Moon & the Stars Summary & Analysis

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Wintertime - Chapter 1: The Old Long Since, Chapter 2: The Sun, the Moon & the Stars Summary

Chapter 1: Katey Kontent and her beautiful blonde roommate, Eve Ross, go to The Hotspot, a nightclub in Greenwich Village, on the last night of 1937. The club is not a celebratory place. In 1937, people who have money or romance go to places with full orchestras, not a quiet club with a jazz quartet. Eve had grown up fairly wealthy, in Indiana, with a Negro maid. Her father helped her get a job in New York as a marketing assistant at Pembroke Press. Eve and Katey both stay at Mrs. Martingale's boardinghouse, a haven for young single women. Eve wants to make it on her own in New York, so she stops accepting money from her father. She even...

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