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Valley of the Dolls Chapter Summary & Analysis - Anne, October, 1945 Summary

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Anne, October, 1945 Summary

Anne makes friends with Ethel "Neely" O'Neill, a seventeen-year-old girl who lives at her boarding house. Neely is a member of the Gaucheros, a dance trio that is trying to make it big on Broadway. Anne is being courted by the unassuming Allen Cooper, a salesman she meets when he mistakenly stumbles into her office. Anne is not in love with Allen, although she is fond of him. She also meets Lyon Burke, a former employee at Bellamy and Bellows. Burke left the firm to fight in World War II, but has returned to work. Bellamy asks Anne to scout out an apartment for Lyon. Lyon jokes about giving up work to write a best-selling war novel, and Anne tells him he should not give up before even starting.

Henry Bellamy's top client is Helen Lawson, a Broadway star whose new show, Hit the Sky...

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