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Valley of the Dolls Chapter Summary & Analysis - Jennifer, October, 1947 Summary

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Jennifer, October, 1947 Summary

Tony Polar's sister Miriam approaches Jennifer Polar and tries to pay her to have an abortion. Jennifer says that she wants the baby to love and care for, and Miriam apologizes for misjudging her intentions. She bluntly explains the history of Tony's mental condition. She tells Jennifer that it is genetic and that the baby will probably be retarded and eventually go insane, just like Tony will. Miriam again offers Jennifer money, but Jennifer does not take it. She has an abortion, regains her figure, buys a new wardrobe, and resumes her modeling career.

Jennifer becomes seriously involved with a French film producer, Claude Chardot. She decides to go France to make sexy movies—not pornography, but films with adult themes that show nudity. She wants a change of scene.

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The conversation between Jennifer and Miriam reveals that they have been...

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