The Rum Diary: The Long Lost Novel - Chapters 6-7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6-7 Summary

The city editor quit a few days before Yeamon was fired and Lotterman is forced to take over his responsibilities. Lotterman offers the job to Paul since no one else in the office is capable, but Paul turns it down as a result of Lotterman's treatment of Yeamon. Not only this, but Paul is becoming aware that the paper is in trouble. Lotterman is an ex-communist and this threatens his reputation in Puerto Rico, where the population does not trust communists. Also, half the staff is full of drunks, especially Moberg, who is drunk almost constantly. There are constant rumors that the paper is about to go under and Paul is beginning to believe them.

In March, Sala has a freelance job in Fajardo and invites Paul to go with him. Paul watches as Sala takes his photos and then they...

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