The Mysteries of Pittsburgh - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

Happy, the Bellwethers' collie, is mated with the neighbor Teddy's three pitbulls as Cleveland, Art, Arthur, Abdullah and Teddy drink beer and look on. Teddy's mother, finding her son in this situation, demands the Albuquerque phone number for the Bellwethers so she can tell them what has happened. However, the Bellwethers have already arrived home and are furious about the state of their house and their dog. Cleveland, who has been banished from their home, brazenly asks where Jane is, and the demented Mrs. Bellwether tell him Jane has died of dysentery. Cleveland plays along, pretending sadness. Both still drunk, Art and Arthur go to Art's apartment and for a moment, begin to have a romantic interlude, which Art cuts short.

Art tells the bookstore employees that his kidnapping by Cleveland was only a prank to scare him. After work, Arthur...

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