Suttree - Pages 431 - 447 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 431 - 447 Summary

Suttree goes to the insane asylum to visit his mother's sister, his aunt Alice. It becomes clear that his mother's side of the family was poor and troubled, his great uncle having been hanged. He realizes as he talks to his old aunt and her friend that he has come to take, and has nothing to give them. He sees Daddy Watson, with his big railroad watch, and saying nothing, leaves.

Suttree finds Gene Harrogate hiding out, having almost been caught for robbing pay phones. Suttree suggests he get out of town for a while, but Gene cannot imagine himself being on a bus, not knowing where to go or what to do. His fondest memories seem to be from his time at the "workhouse," racing lizards with people he considered friends. Suttree offers his houseboat for Gene to hide in...

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