The Dharma Bums - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15 Summary

In the evening, Ray packs all his new equipment and hikes around the streets of San Francisco. He meets several bums, who advise him that there is great money to be made prospecting for uranium. He thanks them for their advice and subsequently ignores them. Ray then plans to leave San Francisco and stops by Cody Pomeray's house to say goodbye.

Ray finds Cody deeply concerned over the erratic and suicidal behavior of his girlfriend Rosie Buchanan. Cody has to leave for work and asks Ray to stay at the apartment and take care of Rosie while he is gone, and Ray agrees. Cody leaves for work, and Ray tries to talk to Rosie. It becomes evident, though, that Rosie has suffered a mental collapse. Her wrists are wounded and scarred from a recent suicide attempt, and she rants about the police. Every...

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