Tropic of Orange: A Novel - Monday: Chapters 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

Karen Tei Yamashita
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Monday: Chapters 6 and 7 Summary

In Chapter 6, Gabriel is at work and he receives a call from Emi inviting him to take a break. He is in the process of testing a new editor. Gabriel likes this new editor, so he does not pick on him too much. Gabriel writes local news. He worked his way up from messenger after being inspired by a Mexican-American reporter in the 1970s.

Emi playfully picks on Gabriel over the telephone. Gabriel thinks about how he knows that despite the constant playful criticisms Emi is truly a kind and generous person.

After getting off the telephone with Emi, Gabriel calls Buzzworm. Buzzworm is Gabriel's source for news of the street. Buzzworm tells Gabriel of how a recent flash flood killed a homeless transvestite. Buzzworm also tells Gabriel about a Japanese man that stands on a freeway overpass and...

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