The Tortilla Curtain - Part 2, Chapters 3-4 (pages 184-210) Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapters 3-4 (pages 184-210) Summary

In the back yard, Delaney is grilling tofu as Kyra dries off from a lap in the swimming pool and Jordan chases a ball. The dog, Osbert, chews a toy. Kyra tells Delaney how she placed a call and ended the line-up of Mexican laborers outside the 7-Eleven in Shoup. Delaney realizes that he is not as bothered by the laborers' loss of rights as he would have been just weeks ago.

Kyra's story reminds Delaney of a men's neighborhood gathering two nights earlier. In his memory of that event, Jack invites Delaney to a party at a house a couple blocks from Delaney's home. The host's name is Dominick Flood, whom Delaney meets for the first time that evening. Flood, one of Jack's legal clients, is under house arrest for banking crimes. He flatters...

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