The Inheritance of Loss - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Biju starts his second year working in a restaurant where the owner's wife gave him toiletries because she thought he smelled. He is fired when his "smell" does not improve. His next job iss delivering Chinese takeout where he once delivers to three Indian women, who he overhears one saying she doesn't want a nice Indian boy, but a "Marlboro man with a PhD." These "American" Indian girls were educated and liberated. Buji is unsure of how they treat him—whether condescension or friendliness. The winter cold is almost unbearable and he lives in the basement of a tenement with other illegals, and the place is smelly and dark. Buji is fired because the food cools before he can deliver it, so he finds another job and also meets Saeed Saeed, his first true friend.

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Biju almost faints when Saeed...

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