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This Boy's Life - Chapter 2, Uncool (pgs. 65-75) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2, Uncool (pgs. 65-75) Summary and Analysis

Toby and Rosemary visit Dwight and his family in Chinook over Thanksgiving. Toby does not like Pearl, who is the youngest, because she throws her arm around Rosemary. Toby doesn't want to have to compete with anyone for his mother's affection. Skipper and Norma are both older. Skipper is polite, but doesn't say much to Toby. Toby becomes infatuated with Norma. She's 17 and has very white skin and red hair, which he finds attractive. Dwight's family lives in an converted war barrack that housed German prisoners of war. Rosemary pretends that the house is lovely even though the rooms are small and dark. She offers some renovations that Dwight happily agrees to.

After dinner, the kids play Monopoly, and Pearl wins. Pearl makes it a point to win games as being a winner brings her...

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