Tropic of Orange: A Novel - Tuesday: Chapters 8 though 11 Summary & Analysis

Karen Tei Yamashita
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Tuesday: Chapters 8 though 11 Summary

In Chapter 8, from his usual vantage point overlooking the freeway, Manzanar witnesses a terrible accident involving a large truck carrying propane fuel and a sports car carrying two men eating oranges.

Years before Manzanar had been a surgeon. One day he walked out of the hospital and never returned.

In Chapter 9, while driving, Emi talks on the telephone to Gabriel. She is following a news van to the scene of the accident involving the propane truck and the sports car. Gabriel's car has broken down, and he desperately wants Emi to pick him up because he must get to the airport to follow a lead that Buzzworm has given to him. Emi sees that a traffic jam will prevent her from getting to the scene of the accident so he agrees to pick up Gabriel from the gas station...

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