White Tears - Pages 159 – 213 Summary & Analysis

Hari Kunzru
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One day, in rural Mississippi, Jim and Bly arrived at the home of an African-American woman named Miss Alberta. She was said to be the sister of Charlie Shaw. The narrative then briefly shifts to Seth and Leonie, who are staying in a motel. Leonie says that she is not racist, but she points out that most of the harassment she experiences on streets is from black men. Leonie then has sex with Seth, as she believes that it will cause Seth to fall out of love with her. The narrative then shifts back to Jim and Bly. Alberta showed them a record that Charlie made in the Saint James Hotel in Jackson, Mississippi. She played the A-side, which was the Graveyard Blues. She said that Charlie never returned from Jackson. She refused to sell the record, much to Bly’s anger. The narrative...

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