The Hiding Place - Part 1, Tinder Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Tinder Summary

Dolores' right hand is unscathed, but she has lost all the fingers of her left hand. Dolores thinks it is a work of art, like a closed tulip. Dolores knows people stare at her left hand and search her face for more scars. The scars are there, but people would have to get close to see them. They do not, since the left fist is enough to scare them off.

Dolores thinks about that night a lot. She knows her father was with his bookie when it happened, drinking and screaming at horses who could not hear him, all the while unaware of what was happening to his home, to his youngest child. Dolores thinks about it a lot.

Part 1, Tinder Analysis

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