An Invisible Thread - Chapters 2-3 Summary & Analysis

Alex Tresniowski and Laura Schroff
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Chapter 2

Laura takes Maurice to McDonald's and treats him to a Big Mac, fries, and chocolate shake. She has the same.

They are from different worlds, and have nothing to talk about. She opens up so that maybe he'll trust her a bit. She points out the ritzy apartment building where she lives. He thinks it's a hotel, like the welfare hotel he lives in.

This chapter takes an abrupt turn into Maurice's family life, flashbacks that Laura doesn't learn about while they are in the McDonald's but probably learns much later in their relationship. The reader is abruptly thrust back into Marice’s past, when he was five years old.

The reader learns that Maurice's father is named Morris Jr., although it's pronounced Maurice. He had met Maurice’s mother, Darcella, when they were in the same gang. They had three children...

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