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Underworld Chapter Summary & Analysis - Prologue, pgs. 11-60 Summary

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Prologue, pgs. 11-60 Summary

Underworld by Don DeLillo is a book about two people from the Bronx who have a brief affair and then go their separate ways. One becomes a famous artist and the other becomes a respected executive in the field of waste management. Forty years later, their paths cross again in the middle of the Arizona desert where they briefly meet and talk for a few minutes. The years between their meetings are the years of the Cold War and there are many social changes in society that DeLillo expertly captures.

Groups of kids wait outside the ball park watching the people enter. One of the group shouts and they storm the four turnstiles. Not all of them are stopped by the ticket takers. Cotter Martin is the youngest and one of the few to succeed. He blends into the crowd there to see...

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