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

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The Beginner Summary

When Bukowski checks out of the Charity Ward and tires of drinking, sex, movies, and stupid zoos, his girlfriend Madge suggests that they go to Hollywood Park. Bukowski is amazed by everything he sees. Madge explains the Racing Form to him, but says that she just bets on horses' names that she likes. Bukowski badgers her constantly about pulling down her skirt and up her stockings so that she does not look badly. They grow discouraged as they lose, but finish the day with big payoffs on Claremount III and Lucky Max. Madge is crazy, jumping and hugging Bukowski. As they are leaving the track with their winnings, Bukowski considers that he can now afford something better than Madge.

The Beginner Analysis

Bukowski returns to the race track, this time picturing himself as a novice. He describes all the confusing sights...

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