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Rules of Civility - Wintertime - Chapter 3: The Quick Brown Fox, Chapter 4: Deus Ex Machina, January 8 Summary & Analysis

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Wintertime - Chapter 3: The Quick Brown Fox, Chapter 4: Deus Ex Machina, January 8 Summary

Chapter 3: Miss Markham manages the secretarial pool for the law firm of Quiggin & Hale, where Katey works. Each woman is assigned a letter of the alphabet, which lights up on a board whenever that secretary is needed. Katey is the letter Q. A new girl makes the mistake of typing her fastest, 100 words per minute, on her first day. Now she is expected to type that fast all of the time. Katey rationalizes that when someone types faster, she is actually paid less per word. On January 5, Katey is summoned by Miss Markham for an important phone call. The caller turns out to be Eve, wondering about their plans with Tinker for the following night. Katey gives the details, then Eve...

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