To Rise Again at a Decent Hour - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Joshua Ferris
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In Chapter 9, Mr. Sookhart says he has a copy of the Cantaveticles, which originated in Hungary and dates from the middle of the 18th Century. It's written in Yiddish. He believes it's genuine. Grant sends an email and says that the biggest threat to the Ulms at this point is that some become believers.

Paul has a new patient. His name is Eddie, and he's in his 80s. Eddie's previous dentist, Dr. Rappaport, died. Eddie had spent decades taking good care of his teeth, but he is no longer able to floss or take care of them correctly. His teeth are in now poor condition. Paul says it's “one more indignity of old age” to have one's dentist die, forcing a person to find a new dentist at such an elderly age. As Paul considers the situation, he says he wonders what to do...

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