Taft - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Ann Patchett
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Chapter 3 Summary

At the beginning of chapter three, John decides that if Franklin could visit him, he'd take weeks off work. He has plenty of workers who could manage work the bar and serve - including the improving Fay - but he does not know who he could trust with the nightly deposit.

As Fay continues to work at Muddy's, her brother Carl becomes a fixture at the bar as well. He takes to helping clear tables and deliver orders, and John is grateful that he takes care to hide his inebriation from the other customers. He notices that the young man does not have a drug of choice: he seems to do a little of everything to find an escape. One night, Carl cryptically tells John that Fay likes him.

The next night, John arrives at Muddy's to find Cyndi drunk on her shift. She blathers half-incoherently about...

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