The Fool's Progress: An Honest Novel - Chapter 7, On to Gallup, through Chapter 9, Into the Past Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, On to Gallup, through Chapter 9, Into the Past Summary

In chapter seven, Henry wakes to take his dog for a walk, makes breakfast, and drinks more beer. He begins driving again, listening to his music, and finds himself in Navajo country. He again marvels and describes the nature around him and laments about the destruction of the land. As he nears Gallup, he reads all the billboards, noting the poorness of the area. He stops for gas, and then stops to see his friend, Don Williams, who is a gun dealer. Don tells Henry he cannot drink any longer, according to doctors, due to an irritable colon. Henry feels bad he came for support about his latest romantic trouble. The two go upstairs, where Don's wife, Jenny, makes lunch and their adopted daughter, who was abandoned with fetal alcohol syndrome...

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