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Tales of the City Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 40 through 45 Summary

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Chapters 40 through 45 Summary

"The maestro vanishes" At Frannie's party (see Chapter 16), Frannie is shocked to learn that the conductor / guest of honor has disappeared. Meanwhile, DeDe is embarrassed by the presence of Splinter and his wife.

"Frannie freaks" As Frannie vents her frustration to an unsympathetic Edgar, Beauchamp chats nastily with his drugged out friend Peter. Later, DeDe shouts to Frannie, who has locked herself in the bathroom, that a society writer has promised to put a long column about the party in the paper. Frannie comes out of the bathroom, relieved.

"The case of the six batons" Edgar calls Mrs. Madrigal with conversation revealing that she had called him on Mona's behalf and that he had accused her of interfering. She accepts his apology, and they make a date. Meanwhile, Michael comes home from a night cruising for sex and tells Mona that he encountered the missing...

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