The Recognitions - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sinisterra are involved in a knock-down-drag-out battle. She is angry at him for telling her he is a Catholic when he is only an ex-con counterfeiter. Shrugging, he tells her not to touch his latest production of a mass of freshly-printed dollar bills hanging in their apartment to dry. Sinisterra tells his wife about the high quality of his engravings and bills, that she should be proud that he is such a skilled craftsman. Sinisterra always carries a copy of National Counterfeit Detector to see if any of his latest bills have been featured. The miserable Mr. Pivner returns to his empty apartment, breaks a bottle of insulin so he cannot inject himself, and reads self-help books. Otto drinks in a bar and hits on a woman named Jean. He tries to get a room but can't secure one...

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