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Tracks - Chapter 4, Pauline Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4, Pauline Summary

In her dreams, Pauline is haunted by the men in Argus. Since Regina has Dutch, Pauline is anxious to escape. She gets her chance with the arrival of Bernadette Morrissey, a widow, and her brother Napoleon. Pauline notes that they are well off, mixed-bloods who have acquired land. Napoleon is single, but has a drinking problem; however, he is admired as a good Catholic for taking in his sister and her three children, Clarence, Sophie, and Philomena. Pauline lies to Bernadette and tells them she is abused at Regina's and has to do rough chores. Bernadette tells her that she will have to work hard in her home, but she will not be abused. Pauline thinks God will reward Bernadette.

Bernadette knows how to handle finances which she does while dealing with the dead. Napoleon flirts with Pauline, but she ignores...

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