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The Lady in the Lake Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters Thirty-seven - Thirty-nine Summary

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Chapters Thirty-seven - Thirty-nine Summary

In the beginning of chapter thirty-seven, Degarmo tries to get smart with the sentry who guards the dam at Puma Point Lake. In the end, Degarmo decides to cooperate. When they arrive at Little Fawn Lake, Patton, who has been keeping a eye on Kingsley, first apologizes to Degarmo for not working with him when he was in town earlier looking for Mildred. Patton then asks why they are interested in Kingsley. After Marlowe tells their story, the three men enter Kingsley's cabin. Kingsley is asleep in a chair. Patton wakes Kingsley up by telling him they need to talk to him.

In chapter thirty-eight, Degarmo and Marlowe tells Kingsley about what happened to Kingsley's wife the night before. Kingsley listens patiently to Degarmo rave about the murder. He then calmly tells Degarmo he doesn't understand why his scarf is being...

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