The Tortilla Curtain - Part 1, Chapters 3-4 (pages 30-62) Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapters 3-4 (pages 30-62) Summary

In Arroyo Blanco Estates, each Spanish Mission style house sits on one-point-five acres and must be painted white with an orange tile roof. The subdivision includes a private golf course and tennis courts. Arroyo Blanco Estates is where Delaney, his second wife, Kyra, and her son Jordan live. The family has two dogs and a cat.

On the morning that Candid├│ begins to feel he has lost control of his wife, Delaney performs his usual morning duties. Delaney prepares breakfast for Jordan and Kyra and lets the dogs go outside. Typically, while Kyra sets off to her job as a realtor, Delaney drives Jordan to school. Then Delaney returns home and begins his workday, writing a monthly column for a nature magazine. He dedicates his time from nine until one to writing. This morning, as...

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