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Song of Solomon Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 2 Summary

It is a Sunday afternoon and the Dead family is going out on their weekly drive, even though only Lena and Corinthian actually enjoy the ritual. This because the sisters sit comfortably in the back of the family's big Packard feeling like queens, while Macon, Milkman, and Ruth sit uncomfortably in the front.

On this particular Sunday, they take their usual tour of the rich, white neighborhoods before they drive out to see the large houses that stand along the shore of Lake Superior. As they stare out at the majestic homes, Macon describes his plan to buy and rent summer homes to black professionals. However, the rest of the family does not understand why he would want to do that since they cannot imagine that black people would want to spend time around white people, nor can they imagine that white people would want...

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