The Mysteries of Pittsburgh - Chapters 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5 and 6 Summary

Art searches his disheveled apartment for an old picture of Godzilla's egg, and heads out early to work at the bookstore. Missing his father for just a moment, he decides to make his way to the Cloud Factory in an effort to learn its real purpose, but is unable to figure it out. The bookstore employees are noisy and Gil, an engineering student, shows signs of a scuffle. Two of the employees, drunk and dressed in drag, call Art a fag, and Art is nervous about the possibility of this being true. During his workday Art ponders whether his relationship with Arthur makes him gay by association.

In the afternoon, a huge motorcycle pulls up in front of the bookstore, and the biker, who leaves the huge machine running, comes in asking for a book called "Son of a Gangster, by...

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