The Book of Delights - Chapters 18 - 34 Summary & Analysis

Ross Gay
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18: Ross tells the story about a man he knows who befriended a deer and her fawn who came up and licked his face when he lost consciousness while working outdoors.

19: Ross is grateful for the irrepressibility of an amaranth plant that grows in asphalt cracks and its countless seeds that all have the potential to become future plants.

20: Ross sees it as a gesture of solidarity, love, and tenderness when an African American flight attendant taps his arm after giving him his drink.

21: Ross hates having to balance his "small coffee drink" on a saucer as it always threatens to fall. He is delighted by the two baristas who either remember that he prefers no saucer or who don't even bother giving him one, suggesting a shared dislike of those small plates.

22: Ross contemplates a flower on the jeans of a woman he...

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