The Revolt of the Cockroach People - Study Guide Chapter 2, pgs. 22-31 Summary & Analysis

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Brown came to Los Angeles in January 1968. He arrived by bus and checked into the Belmont, at Third and Hill. The hotel was infested with cockroaches, and when he walked around the surrounding area, he didn't like it. It was populated with hobos and prostitutes.

The next morning his sister picks him up and drives him to her home in Canogo Park. He meets her husband Dave, an engineer who works on projects for the military. This is not acceptable to Brown, but he says nothing. they talk about his plans, and Teresa tells him about a group of Chicano Militants in East Los Angeles. Brown decides that the suburban life style of Teresa and Dave isn't what he is looking for.

That afternoon, he visits his cousin Manny's bar called Manny's Fish Bowl. Manny had been a high jumper at...

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