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Vineland - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

That evening, Zoyd and his daughter, Prairie are watching his performance on the evening news. They begin to argue lightly about her boyfriend, a punk musician named Isaiah Two Four. As they banter back and forth, Isaiah suddenly appears as if from nowhere and greets Zoyd. Prairie produces a huge bowl of guacamole and some tortilla chips and a six pack of Zoyd's favorite beer, and he realizes with some pride that she is hustling him.

It turns out Isaiah Two Four wants Zoyd to co-sign a bank loan for him. He wants to open a chain of "violence centers" where people can come to shoot guns and relieve their pent up anger. Zoyd laughs at the prospect, as he already owes money all over town and there is no chance of him getting any kind of loan.

Isaiah is in a punk band called Billy Barf...

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