Tropic of Orange: A Novel - Saturday: Chapters 40 through 42 Summary & Analysis

Karen Tei Yamashita
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Saturday: Chapters 40 through 42 Summary

In Chapter 40, Bobby drives north with Xiayue. Xiayue asks many questions about the things she has heard about America, and Bobby tells her most are exaggerations. Xiayue mentions her brother, and Bobby thinks that the young man has likely drowned or been arrested, but he says nothing. Bobby notices that the drive to Los Angeles proceeds much faster than usual, but once he enters the city he notices that traffic is much worse than usual.

After Bobby arrives home, Gabriel calls and tells of the assault on Rafaela. Gabriel also tells Bobby that Rafaela believes that Sol can be found at an upcoming wrestling match. Gabriel agrees to fax the flyer and says that he will be in Los Angeles soon.

When Bobby receives the faxed document, he finds that Gabriel has sent him a poem, and Bobby is...

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