The Book of Harlan - Chapters 45 - 50 Summary & Analysis

Bernice L. McFadden
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In Chapter 45 it was between the time that Lucille fired him and he met Gwen that Harlan was in the bar drinking. A light skinned guy sat down from Harlan at the bar, Harlan saw the guy's calloused lip and instrument case and started talking music with him. In the introduction, Harlan learned the guy's name was Leo, but went by Lizard and was from St. Louis. Harlan tried to convince Lizard that he personally knew Satchmo, the jazz trumpet player. The bartender confirmed the story that Satchmo visited Harlan's home on occasion. Harlan and Lizard left the bar and went for food. Harlan introduced Lizard to the waitress and took a table near the band. While they ate they enjoyed the band and the musicians who came to jam. Lizard took his horn out of the case and approached the stage. He...

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