The Hiding Place - Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary

Five years later, Mary finds a picture of Joe and another man in a magazine called True Crime. Mary becomes very upset by this picture, and she cuts it out and hides it in her sewing box. Mary then sends Dolores to the store alone, where she overhears the storeowners discussing an eviction notice they have been given. Several of the neighborhoods near Dolores' home and businesses are being demolished for new construction. When Dolores gets home, she finds her mother sitting alone in the living room crying.

Frankie walks home and recognizes a neighbor girl selling herself on the street. He becomes concerned about Celesta. A local man, a soda distributor, has his eye on Celesta. Pippo is older than Celesta, older than Frankie even, but he was in a marriage with a very ill woman and is anxious to...

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