The Most Beautiful Woman in Town & Other Stories - 3 Women Summary & Analysis

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3 Women Summary

Henry Bukowski and Linda live together on the sixth floor of a building across from McArthur Park. One night an upstairs tenant jumps to his death. The mess is nauseating. They enjoy sex and wine and always find rent money without working. They watch the ducks but to not catch and eat them like some tenants. It is too hard. Bukowski steals vegetables and cigarettes to make due.

One day in desperation, Bukowski walks to the Farm Labor Market but misses the opportunity to pick tomatoes. He returns to find Linda partying with friends Jeanie and Eve. When the women pass out, Bukowski crawls into bed with Jeanie for slow, quiet sex, a bit later goes to Eve for quick relief, and finally, ready to sleep, finds Linda on fire. When he is too tired to perform, Linda sucks him to a third...

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