Sutton - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

J. R. Moehringer
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Chapter 6 Summary

Next, Sutton takes them to the location of the whorehouse where he lost his virginity to a one-armed prostitute names Wingy. By November 1918, the boys are out of a job because the war is over. The boys are fishing under a bridge when they meet Bess for the first time. She's a blonde-haired and blue eyed girl and she is beautiful. She's carrying a basket of lunch that she's delivering to her father at the shipyard.

Chapter 6 Analysis

Sutton thinks about how the newspapers describe Bess later as an ash blonde. This suggests that Bess somehow gets involved in the criminal activity the boys are about to embark upon. When he drives the photographer and reporter to Beard Street, he reveals that this is the spot where he fell in love with Bess.

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