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The Financial Lives of the Poets - Chapter 17: In Monte’s Fields Summary & Analysis

Jess Walter
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Matt awakes on the couch at his house. As he awakes he is filled with hope and “it feels like something has lifted, some weight” (199). He admires a painting he and Lisa bought years ago of a couple standing near a road, but realizes for the first time the man in the painting is reaching out for the woman. Matt is feeling hopeful because for the first time in a while he feels he has a plan. He is going to sell the three ounces of weed he has to Richard and Amber, ask them for names of other potential customers, and then tonight go back to Monte to get the rest of his marijuana. Lisa is silent to him as she gets the boys ready for school, still angry from their fight the night before. Matt is making Teddy...

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